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Oct. 3, 2012

Who Won the Debate Tonight: Romney is Winner for the Media, Big Loser is Moderator Jim Lehrer

Both candidates were at their wonkiest, but this debate left swing voters just as confused as ever. Still, the media will declare Romney the winner in the name of creating a race.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: Even Liberals Say Romney is Undisputed Winner, Obama Lacks Fire

Romney needed to deliver and he did, taking the first debate in undisputed fashion as President Obama fumbled his responses and mumbled his delivery.
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Oct. 3, 2012

What Channel is the Presidential Debate On at 9 PM EST Tonight and Other Quick Facts

When and where to watch Obama and Romney battle it out in the presidential debates, which begin tonight at 9 p.m. EST, and how to effectively fact check the candidates afterwards.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Romney wins debate as Obama plays defense - LIVE BLOG UPDATES

Follow along live for the latest updates and coverage of the presidential debate in Denver.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debate Drinking Game: Latest Polls Show People Like Booze

As if the campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney weren't messy enough....
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: Obama Holds Onto Lead in 9 out of 10 Swing States Ahead of Debates

Obama vs Romeny is heating up: Here are the latest numbers, as we head into the crucial Wednesday presidential debate.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Who Won Tonight's Debate: Even Obama Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter Thinks Mitt Romney Won

Romney's performance at the first presidential debate in Denver was great, but he needs to be even more dominating in the next two debates if he's serious about winning.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debate Livestream: Who Won the Presidential Debate

Tonight's presidential debate is the first in an epic showdown series. Follow along for up-to-the minute updates. As for who will win? My money's on Obama.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Real Clear Politics Polls 2012: Rasmussen Polls May Have Steered Romney Away from RomneyCare

Fox News pollster Rasmussen has skewed the favorability rating of President Obama's health care plan since day one.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Obama vs Romney Debate Prediction: Romney Will Be Declared the Winner

Mitt Romney is going to win it the presidential debate. This has nothing to do with the forensic skills of either Romney or Obama, and everything to do with the media.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Rasmussen Polls Show Romney Has a 85 Percent Chance of Losing: This is Why Republicans Should Vote for Gary Johnson

A vote for Romney is a vote for Obama, so cast your vote for Gary Johnson in 2012.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: These 5 Graphs Prove America is At the Tipping Point With Its Debt

49% of households are on the government dole, 49.5% aren’t paying income taxes and 48% of our public debt is now held by foreign creditors. Unless we change paths in 2012, we're the next Greece.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Real Clear Politics Polls: Obama Sweeping Battleground States Before First Presidential Debate

Americans in battleground states believe that President Obama understands people's economic problems and will handle them better than Mitt Romney — and past results agree.
Oct. 3, 2012

Girls Generation Paparazzi Video: Psy is Just the Tip of the KPop Iceberg

Girl's Generation's new video "Paparazzi" proves the K-Pop fever doesn't end with Psy. So, if you're already sick of "Gangnam Style," brace for impact because this is just the tip of the iceberg.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Latest Presidential Polls Show Biggest Gender Gap Among Women and Men Voters in US History

A Quinnipiac/CBS poll showing up to a 25% gender gap between Obama and Romney in swing states represents the largest gender gap in US presidential campaign history.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Obama vs Romney Debate: The Proper Role for the Federal Government in Election 2012

As Romney and Obama face off on issues of domestic policy, what role should the federal government play in solving the problems that America faces?
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: Obama, Polling 3.8 Points Ahead in Real Clear Politics, Can Afford to Relax These Next 5 Weeks

Most projections favor Obama, although five weeks leaves time for gaffes, blunders, and much debating. Swing states, currently in Obama's favor, will be the key to victory.
Oct. 3, 2012

Adele Let the Sky Fall: New James Bond Skyfall Theme Song is a Return to Classic Bond

Being the voice behind the new James Bond theme is a daunting task. But a leaked segment of the new song featuring Adele promises a return to the golden age of Bond with a romantic twist.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Unemployment Rate 2012: Euro Zone Unemployment Hits Record High

Unemployment in the euro zone steadily rising and hitting new records. The EU unemployment rate in August was 11.4%, a 17-year high.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: 7 Reasons Why the Romney Foreign Policy Is Failing With Voters

Romney continues to trail Obama in polls on foreign policy, and here are 7 reasons why.
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Oct. 3, 2012

First Presidential Debate: Watch Debate, Predict What Obama and Romney Will Do, and Win Prize

Members who correctly predict any of the following questions will win a pair of sunglasses, and be awarded a special PolicyMic Psychic Badge. So have it at, Nostradamus!
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debate 2012 Will Not Cover the Most Important Issue to Millennials: Entitlements

Neither Obama or Romney care about young people. Don't waste your vote by giving it to a politician in November.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Who Won the President Debate Tonight: Romney Could Win Ohio After Strong Performance vs Obama

Obama vs Romney: follow along for live commentary on the presidential debate in Denver, Colorado.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Half the Sky Documentary Review: Nicholas Kristof and Eva Mendes Force Female Inequality into the Light

Nicholas Kristof, Meg Ryan, Eva Mendes, and Gabrielle Union team up to travel across Asia and Africa to publicize abuses and challenges unique to women. "Half the Sky" documentary on PBS.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debate Tonight: Why the Obama Romney Debates Really Matter

Despite speculation to the contrary, the presidential debates really matter. A historical look at why Obama and Romney's performances will matter come election day.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Obama vs Romney Debate 2012: Jim Lehrer As Moderator Will Make or Break the Presidential Debate

Criticism that Jim Lehrer is a “safe choice” as a moderator for the first presidential debate may inspire him to throw us a curve ball.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Millennials: Let Your Career Passions Follow You and You Might Be Waiting a Long Time

A recent NYT article says when it comes to having a career you're passionate about, the best advice for millennials is to play it cool. But is that the best way to get #passion to follow you?
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Oct. 3, 2012

Gun Control: James Holmes and Recent Shootings Are Not Proof Gun Violence is on the Rise

Gun ban advocates raise their voices with increased media reports of gun violence. But there is a difference between gun violence and gun crime.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debates 2012: 8 Gaffes in History That Prove Why These Debates Matter

If Mitt Romney or Barack Obama make any gaffes as bad as these eight moments in history, they are screwed.
Oct. 3, 2012

Fall Leaves: 15 Ways to Get Outdoors and Make the Most of Fall 2012

It's officially October, and no longer can we pretend it's still summer. From spending time outside, to trying something new here are 15 ways to enjoy the season with friends and family.
Oct. 3, 2012

Barack Obama Black Vote: Why Race Alone Will Not Win Obama the Vote of the Black Community

Barack Obama may be the first black president, but that does not mean he speaks for the entire black community. A look at the criticisms of Obama, and the complexities they reveal.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Who Won the Debate: Obama Gets Schooled on Solyndra and Social Security

Score one for the Stormin' Mormon. Mitt Romney came away the winner in the first presidential debate on Wednesday in Denver.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Obama vs Romney Debates: This is What Romney, the Under Dog, Needs to Do to Win

Romney needs to be relentless, just shy of ruthless, as he addresses the over-exaggerated achievements of Obama.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Ryan Alm, a GOP Candidate, Threatened With a Gun in His Face By a Democrat: This is a Disturbing Trend Among Democrats in This Country

Saying politics is a blood sport is a metaphor, but some people apparently take it too seriously. There is a disturbing trend among Democrats, though, to threaten violence against Republicans.
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Oct. 3, 2012

First Presidential Debate: Why These Obama and Romney Debates Still Sort Of Matter

Do the debates still matter in 2012? Or is the Obama-Romney face off tonight largely futile?
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debates 2012: Mitt Will Lose Obama vs Romney Debate Because of His Bad Policies

Mitt Romney can put any spin he wants on policy, but the fact is that his economic policies will destroy the middle and lower class.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Obama vs Romney: Neither Candidate Offers Hope for Changing Broken Washington

We are the unfortunate proprietors of a system that has consistently failed to support collaborative solutions. Rather than 'you vs. me', we need to create a system of 'you and me.'
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Oct. 3, 2012

Free Plan B in NYC Schools: Why We Might Have to Give Students a Plan C

Recent news coverage of a New York City public school program which provides free Plan B to students has caused an uproar amongst parents - but what's the source of the controversy?
Oct. 3, 2012

Florida Anti Choice Legislation Would Make Abortion a Felony

A year ago, a Florida lawmaker told the State House that his wife would have to incorporate her uterus if all the proposed anti-choice legislation passed. What's happened in the sunshine state?
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Oct. 3, 2012

First Presidential Debate: Mitt Romney Advantages over Barack Obama

While tonight's debate won't change everything, it's still Mitt Romney's to win or to lose.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Marxist and Communist British Historian Eric Hobsbawm Dies at 95

Britain’s most important modern historian passed away the morning of October 1 at the age of 95 in London.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi US Trip: What is Next for Our Lady of Burma and Democracy

Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to the United States recalls the complexity of the years she spent under house arrest and the nation's ongoing struggle for social justice.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Obama vs Romney Debate: 6 Things the Candidates Should Google to Prepare

The first presidential debate is scheduled to take place at 9 p.m. EST on Wednesday. With both candidates cramming to prepare, what should their talking point priorities be?
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Oct. 3, 2012

Who Won The Presidential Debate? Obama Wins Easily

Romney won the main battles of the debate with style.
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Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debates 2012: 3 Biggest Things to Watch for During Each Obama vs Romney Debate

Every debate is slightly different. Here is the major moment to watch for during each of the Denver, Hofstra, and Lynn University debates between Obama and Romney.