Debate Finale: Romney Agrees with Obama, Says Give Peace a Chance

The trajectory of the U.S. presidential race did not change Monday night. Not substantively, in a debate that featured Mitt Romney’s constant endorsements of Barack Obama’s policies. (For instance, on the question of aggressive drone strikes against suspected terrorists: “I support that entirely and feel the President was right.”) And probably not politically, given that foreign policy is a low […]

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Obama, Romney Spar on Mid East Policy in Final Presidential Debate

President Obama took aim at Mitt Romney‘s foreign policy Monday night, using the final presidential debate  to portray the Republican nominee as callow and unsteady on international affairs while emphasizing his own role in navigating the nation through turbulent foreign conflicts. Romney and Obama spent the better part of 90 minutes Monday night tangling over the proper U.S. approach to […]

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Five Things to Watch for in Monday’s Foreign Policy Debate

On Monday night, just two weeks and a day before the election, President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney will square off for the third debate in Boca Raton, Florida. The subject matter of this final debate will be foreign policy, focusing mostly on the Middle East, according to the six topics moderator CBS’s Bob Scheiffer released two […]

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Romnesia: The Comedic Stylings of Barack Obama

The latest addition to President Obama’s stump speech, debuted Friday in Virginia, is a running schtick about Romney’s Etch-a-Sketching ways. The coinage Romnesia–a combination of Romney and amnesia–and the Jeff Foxworthyian delivery are pretty funny, even if the critique that Romney is simultaneously an unflinching ideologue and a fair-weather flip-flopper doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. Stump speeches aren’t […]

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Campaign Moves into Final Phase, Driven by Electoral Math

For months, Mitt Romney’s campaign has expressed confidence in its ability to restore North Carolina to the Republican column in November. The boast isn’t just bluster. With five consecutive polls showing Romney ahead by an average of 5.6 points in North Carolina — which Barack Obama carried by 14,000 votes in 2008 — the Romney campaign on Thursday signaled it […]

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Obama picks up on Romney ‘binder’ line

At a rally in Iowa Wednesday, President Barack Obama picked up on Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s awkward “binders full of women” line from Tuesday night’s second presidential debate. Asked by an undecided voter and audience member about gender pay inequality during the debate, Romney said that as he was assembling his cabinet after being elected governor in Massachusetts, he questioned […]

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Who Won the Debate, Obama or Romney? Xbox LIVE Says…

Where did you catch the debate Tuesday night? Broadcast television? Cable news channel? Public broadcast system? Streaming online? How about Xbox LIVE? If you don’t have an Xbox 360 or didn’t watch the first debate streaming on Xbox LIVE, where Microsoft and YouGov have been hosting both the presidential and vice-presidential debates, you may be surprised to learn that on […]

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