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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate 2012 Results: Romney Won, Obama Got Dominated

Romney came out swinging at last night's debate. Obama took a shellacking. And the polls will show it accordingly.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Vice Presidential Debate 2012: Biden vs Ryan VP Debate

Overview of the upcoming vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Obama and the National Debt: President Misleads Public on His Role In Exploding the National Debt

President Obama recently claimed that 90% of the debt added under his tenure was caused by George Bush, but a review of the data shows only 10% was attributable to his predecessor's policies.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate?: Mitt Romney Defeats Obama, Big Bird, Jim Lehrer, and Bobby V

Real-time summary of the first 2012 Presidential Debate held on Oct. 3 at the University of Denver.
Oct. 4, 2012

TMobile, MetroPCS Merger and FreedomPop Free Internet Plans Highlight New Era of Consumer Choice

T-Mobile's merger with prepaid carrier MetroPCS, along with new company FreedomPop's standalone "free mobile data plan" could signal brighter days ahead for mobile phone and internet consumers.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Rasmussen Polls Show that Presidential Debate Last Night May Put Romney in the Lead

Obama's once insurmountable lead in the swing states is starting to evaporate, opening up a hole that Mitt Romney could punch through, especially after Obama's weak performance on Wednesday.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Ron Paul Would Have Crushed Obama in the Presidential Debate

A debate between Ron Paul and President Obama would have actually given the American people a real choice.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Debate Last Night: Mitt Romney Hits Hard, Obama Fails to Rise to the Challenge

For the latest on the first presidential debate in Denver, follow along here.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Latest Presidential Polls: Race is Tightening, But Obama Continues to Lead Where it Counts

Despite the tigthening of the national race, the president continues to retain his lead in most of the swing states, particularly in Ohio. Romney still has a difficult path to the 270 electorals.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Romney Gangnam Style YouTube Parody: Psy Video Gets Political

College Humor hits the nail on the head with it's "Mitt Romney Style" video. "I got distinguished hair/ And a private jet that fliest me way up in the air." Yes.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate 2012: Romney Absolutely Dominates Every Aspect, Even Body Language and Demeanor

Mitt Romney was prepared, passionate, and on-point in Denver for the presidential debate, making November's choice for voters crystal clear.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate Last Night: Obama Prevails, Mitt Romney Zingers Disappoint

Barack Obama didn't take any chances tonight, played it safe, and close to the chest. Romney used cherry-picked facts and spent energy pissing off Jim Lehrer, interrupting the Commander-In-Chief.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Debate Yesterday: The Different Visions of Obama and Romney We Failed to See

Obama's subdued performance along with Romney's aggressive use of the president's usual rhetoric and the candidates' mutual emphasis on communality made the first debate a murky affair.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Gary Johnson Presidential Debate Reaction: Ron Paul Alternative Hangs During Obama Romney Debate

The crowd-surfing former governor of New Mexico and Liberty movement favorite will provide live presidential debate commentary Wednesday night.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Latest Presidential Polls: Obama Romney Polls and Debates are Focus of Media Obsession

There will be at least one winner and one loser of the presidential election, but who can keep track of the shifting polls beforehand — and what do they matter anyway?
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Oct. 4, 2012

Obama vs Romney Electoral Votes: Why I Will Not Vote in the 2012 Presidential Election

I'm not voting for Romney. I'm not voting for Obama. I'm not voting at all, and here's why ...
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Debate Last Night: Romney Presents America with a Healthier Future

While voters may have liked the feel-good messages of the Obama campaign, his high-calorie diet for the U.S. is unhealthy. Mitt Romney is the candidate who will truly make America be happy.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: What 8 Swing State Millennials From UNC Chapel Hill Are Saying

Millennials from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill respond to the first presidential debate between Governor Romney and President Obama.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Marijuana Legalization: In Colorado, Pro Legalization Amendment 64 Will Likely Pass, But May Not Influence Federal Laws

Legalizing could see $5 million to $22 million of extra revenue each year to the state from taxation.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Gary Johnson and Ron Paul Shut Out: Obama vs Romney Debate Fails Libertarians

Follow along live for the latest updates at all of the 2012 presidential debates.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Did Obama or Romney Win Yesterday: 3 Quotes Proving Why Mitt Romney Was the Clear Winner

Recent polling and campaign statements had set Mitt Romney up to fail, but the challenger stood up strong and, proving this election has only just gotten started.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won Presidential Debate: Romney Wins, Obama Loses, Debate Recap

Romney wins first presidential debate as Obama falls flat in first showdown in Denver.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: Mitt Romney, and Yes It Really Matters

Pundits generally agree Mitt Romney won the debate, but the real question is will this have the impact necessary to win over enough voters. Simple answer, absolutely!
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Oct. 4, 2012

McCaskill Akin Polls: What to Make of the Missouri Senate Race as Todd Akin Loses Ground

New polls show that Claire McCaskill has gained ground against her Republican challenger, Todd Akin. What does this say about the Missouri Senate race?
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: When We Get Over Our Debate Hangover, We Will Realize Romney Was All Lies

Mitt Romney should enjoy his success while he can, because his unbelievably bold-faced lies and half-truths are going to hammer him in the closing weeks of the election.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate Recap: Gary Johnson for President 2012

Follow me as Mitt Romney and Barack Obama go head to head in the first of three debates.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Polls: How the 1980 Presidential Race Could Predict Who Wins Election 2012

Many have compared the 1980 race between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan to the race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Can that race provide any insight into the present?
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate and National Debt: How Romney Won, and still got rid of Big Bird

The real difference tonight will be who can appeal better to the middle class. Obama looks poised to continue as one of the top political communicators of our time, but can Romney steal the show?
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won Presidential Debate 2012: LIVE Coverage, Analysis, and Schedule

Track with me for live updates to the presidential debate. May the best suit win!
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Oct. 4, 2012

Last Night's Debate Winner: From Big Bird to Solyndra, Romney Dominates Every Aspect

Live blogging the presidential debate from California, Amy Casil covers the high points and presidential debate body language, looking for the unspoken cues sent by both candidates.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate 2012: In Obama vs Romney Debate, Romney Wins

An opinionated progressive's take on what the candidates are saying (and what they're not).
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Oct. 4, 2012

Did Obama or Romney Win the Debate: Romney is Clear Winner, Was More Aggressive and Hard Hitting

Up-to-the-second analysis of and reaction to the Obama vs. Romney 2012 presidential debate by college students.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won First Presidential Debate: A Complete Recap of Last Night's Debate Winners and Losers

Tonight we'll see Barack Obama and Mitt Romney face off for the first time, debating with each other about the course our country should chart and answering criticism of their policies.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Rand Paul Interview on Jon Stewart: Paul and Stewart Do What MSNBC Cannot, Have a Real Discussion About the Issues

Rand Paul promotes his new book while predicting the future, having a spirited back and forth with Jon Stewart on government regulation, and lamenting his lack of access to big gulps in NYC.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: Romney is Clear Winner vs Obama

Mitt Romney needs to make up lost ground, and the president needs to remember that he actually has an opponent in 2012. Follow along for live updates of the presidential debates!
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: The Youth Vote in Election 2012 Will Still Go a Long Way For Obama

In 2008, America's youth voted in record numbers for Barack Obama. Since then, millennials have become increasingly disenfranchised. The truth is youth votes still matter, perhaps more than ever.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Gary Johnson Debate Interview: Six Burning Questions for the Libertarian Party Nominee

Ahead of Wednesday night's presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson answered PolicyMic's questions about the state of third party politics.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: Romney Won, But Jim Lehrer Comes Out the Big Loser

The first debate is over, Romney won the decision, Obama will be looking forward to the rematch, but the clear loser was PBS’ Jim Lehrer.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Obama Loses Debate: Romney Wins First Presidential Debate

Romney wins first presidential debate as Obama falters in Denver. Republican candidate could get boost in presidential polls.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won First Presidential Debate: Debate Recap and Analysis of Obama vs Romney

Follow along live for up to the minute coverage of the first presidential debate, brought to you by a true-blue member of the uninformed masses.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Mitt Romney Won the Debate: Obama is Too Nice, Allows Romney to Get Away With Lies

President Obama continues to lack aggression in his governance and in Wednesday's debate forum, he allowed Mitt Romney to come out on top as the winner.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Obama vs Romney Debate Winner: Obama Lacks Passion, Romney Leads 1 to 0

Follow here live for up to the minute coverage of the first presidential debate.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Winner of Debate: Obama Romney Presidential Debate Schedule and Coverage

Follow along for live updates at the first of three crucial Obama/Romney debates starting at 9:00 PM Eastern Time.
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Oct. 4, 2012

First Presidential Debate: Who Won, Full Coverage, Obama Romney Debate Analysis

Tune in here throughout the evening to get the latest reactions, predictions, and smart aleck remarks regarding 2012's first Presidential debate.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won Last Nights Debate: Obama vs Romney in First Presidential Debate

With the two candidates slandered beyond recognition, who will be champion in the Debate of the Century? Let’s get ready to rumble.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Debate: Romney Wins Presidential Debate in Denver

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney squared off at the University of Denver in the first of three presidential debates. Jim Lehrer of PBS Newshour moderated the debate focusing on domestic policy.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Obama at Presidential Debate Continues Lincoln Obsession: But He is Nothing Like Honest Abe

Abraham Lincoln, for one. The Great Emancipator himself would oppose Barack Obama’s policies for the same reason he praised the American Founding and fought the Civil War.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Debate Last Night: Both Obama and Romney Bore Me to Tears

Following along live as President Obama and Mitt Romney face off for the first debate.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate Coverage: Mitt Romney Wins First Debate in Denver, Blow by Blow Analysis

Follow along live for the latest updates, insight and commentary on the presidential debate!
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate Winner and Loser: Romney Tells More Lies, But Obama Fails to Connect With Voters

Follow along live for the latest updates on the presidential debate from the perspective of a slightly unhinged political pessimist.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Obama Romney Debate: First Presidential Debate Recap and Analysis

A middle-class, North Carolinian gave largely uninformed live updates on the presidential debate. See how it went down in Denver!
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won Presidential Debate: Analysis of Obama Romney Debate From an Angry Liberal

First presidential debate recap. Mitt Romney vs Barack Obama showdown in Denver.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the First Obama vs Romney Debate in Denver: Jim Lehrer, and This is Why

Obama, Romney? Lehrer won the first presidential debate. Here is why.
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Oct. 4, 2012

First Presidential Debate Recap: Who Won Obama Romney Debate

Live coverage and up to the minute analysis of the first 2012 presidential debate.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Syria Civil War: Why NATO and Kurdish Fighters Are the New Players in the Ongoing Revolution

As the region lays on shaky grounds, Syria has become a battlefield for not only the Syrian regime and rebels fighters but also for Turkey and Kurdish separatists.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate 2012 Coverage: Debate Recap

Follow along as Mitt Romney attempts to change the trajectory of the campaign.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Obama vs Romney: Bill Clinton Can Teach This Lesson to the Candidates

Partisanship is one of the biggest struggles facing politics today. Succeeding as a politician seems to mean fully clobbering someone with your ideology, there has to be a way to compromise.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debates 2012: 5 Questions That Won't Be Asked

There will be many, largely inconsequential questions tonight that will allow each candidate to trot out his talking points. These five questions will not be among them.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: Romney is Dominated Even Though He Did Not Say Anything Remotely Truthful

A moderately entertaining play-by-play of the first presidential debate, penned while sitting at a bar.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate: The Truth is There Was No Winner

Romney performed perfectly in Wednesday night's debate, but he didn't win. Winners don't lie.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: Obama Winning Ohio by 10 Points, Florida by 9, and Winning Independents

Everyone knows that independents and swing state voters are courted by presidential candidates. Here's a look at who makes up those voting blocks.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Gary Johnson Would Have Kept the Candidates More Honest at the First Presidential Debate

A University of Denver student at the debate reflects on the circus of the event.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Mitt Romney Won Debate: Recap of First Presidential Debate Obama vs Romney

Check in here for the latest updates on the Oct 3 presidential debate between Obama and Romney.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Friday Jobs Numbers: Unemployment Should be Obama and Romneys Top Priority

Between 1948 and 2012 unemployment rates historically averaged 5.8%. At tonight's presidential debate, Romney and Obama need to outline how they will get unemployment back down to that number.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won First Presidential Debate: Obama Romney Debate Recap

Mitt Romney needed to give a strong performance against Barack Obama going into Wednesday's debate, and he did.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate Schedule: Who Won Obama Romney, First Debate Recap,

Follow along for live updates as Romney and Obama debate domestic politics.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Denver Debate: Romney Wins, New York Debate Next Up on the Presidential Debate Schedule

The Duel in Denver. The Clash in Colorado. Whatever you want to call it, the last time there was a duel in politics that was of this magnitude Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debates 2012: What Young People Need to Hear From Romney and Obama

Young people have so far heard little from Romney and Obama about what they will do to alleviate the national debt and better our lives. The debates will be their opportunity to fix that.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Westboro Baptist Church and Innocence of Muslims: Why Even Offensive Speech Must Be Protected

As the recent riots over the Innocence of Muslims video indicate, American concepts of free speech must be treasured, even when we disagree with what is being said.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won the Presidential Debate Last Night: Both Obama and Romney Lost My Interest

Both candidates utterly failed in presenting a compelling message to the American people during the first presidential debate on Wednesday in Denver, Colorado.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Venezuela Election 2012: Hugo Chavez Faces Closest Election Since 1998

Challenger Henrique Capriles has gained popular support with his Brazilian model of promoting private sector growth, while keeping Chavez's popular social programs.
Oct. 4, 2012

Heartbeat Bill John Boehner: Anti Abortion Laws Dominate Ohio

John Boehner and others who supported Ohio's controversial Heartbeat Bill show that the state has a fraught record when it comes to abortion rights.
Oct. 4, 2012

Will Hugo Chavez Win the Venezuela Election 2012: New Documentary Says Caracas is a Warzone Under Chavez

On the eve of the Venezuelan election, Ryan Duffy, from "Vice" magazine, ventured into the war zone of Caracas's largest slum. He found "El Prieto," a rapper who puts Jay Z to shame.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Blocked: How to Solve the Problem of Voter Fraud

Mickey Mouse and your grandfather who died two years ago have registered to vote. Are voter ID laws focused on the wrong end of the process?
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Oct. 4, 2012

Who Won Obama Romney Debate: First Presidential Debate Analysis

A blow-by-blow recap of the first presidential debate in Denver, Colorado.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Presidential Debate Questionnaire Answer Key And Winner

How did your predictions stack up?
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Oct. 4, 2012

Simpson Bowles Can Help America Avoid a 2013 Recession

Simpson-Bowles offers a path toward restoring American fiscal sanity.