U.S. candidates pass over tough China questions in final debate
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney vowed on Monday to get tough on China's trade policies, but they mostly used the Asian giant as a foil to air competing domestic economic programs in their final debate before the November 6 election.
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Obama, Romney tell voters: Trust me
President Obama and Mitt Romney teed up the last three weeks of the presidential election as a question of which man voters can trust to improve the economy. Analysis: During often heated debate exchanges, President Obama and Mitt Romney cast the election as a question of who voters can trust to improve the economy.
Ghost of George W. Bush Haunts Romney in Second Debate
Mitt Romney’s first name is Willard, which means that he is actually “W. Mitt Romney.” And it was a “W” that did him in Tuesday night. In the middle of the second presidential debate , the one where Barack Obama had to do better and did, moderator Candy Crowley invited a question from Susan Katz, an undecided voter.
US Presidential Debate #2 Tonight: Discuss Here
The second U.S. Presidential debate kicks off in about a half-hour (9PM ET, 6PM PT, 0100 UTC) from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Incumbent Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney will take questions from an audience of allegedly undecided voters. A live stream of the event will be available from a number of sources (C-SPAN, CNN, ABC, and PBS), and it will be broadcast nationally on the major networks. The flash-less and television-less can use rtmpdump to catch the debate from C-SPAN. It won't preempt the more important telecasts, like playoff baseball. Candidates from smaller parties again went uninvited (e.g. Gary Johnson from the Libertarians, Jill Stein from the Greens, Virgil Goode from the Constitution Party, and Rocky Anderson from the Justice Party). In fact, Jill Stein was arrested for attempting to enter without credentials (her side of the story). Assuming she's out of jail by Thursday, she and Gary Johnson will be participating in an online debate hosted by IVN.us. ...
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Second presidential debate presents new challenges
The format for Tuesday night's presidential debate is expected to be a challenge. Neither Obama nor Romney has sparkled in town hall meetings. President Obama and Mitt Romney will take questions directly from a panel of voters Tuesday in a town hall-style debate that challenges both candidates.