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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘presidential debates’

Televised Presidential Debates Do Matter, Shows Study

Ever since John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon appeared in a televised debate in 1960, TV debates have been powerful moments in U.S. presidential campaigns. In recent years, however, the purpose and influence of presidential debates has come into question as the events have become ever more staged. This week, a new study has shown that such debates are still …

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Candy Crowley Takes Heat For Fact-Checking

Candy Crowley, the second female moderator in the presidential debates, is taking some fire for becoming “an active part of the debate”, as alleged by New Hampshire governor John Sununu. Her comment to Governor Romney during the tense back-and-forth over the Libya attacks–in which she asserted that President Obama did, in fact, call it an act of terror the next …

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