Articles Tagged ‘2012-debates’

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speak during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Candidates Seek Foreign Policy Edge in 3rd Debate

Still neck-and-neck after all these months, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney head into their third and final debate with each man eager to project an…



FILE - In these Sept. 26, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney both campaign in the battleground state of Ohio. Fierce and determined competitors, Obama and Romney each have a specific mission for the string of three debates that starts Wednesday night, Oct. 3, 2012. Obama, no longer the fresh face of 2008, must convince skeptical Americans that he can accomplish in a second term what he couldn't in his first: restore the U.S. economy to full health. Romney, anxious to keep the race from slipping away, needs to instill confidence that he is a credible and trusted alternative to the president, with a better plan for strengthening the fragile economy. (AP Photos)

Romney and Obama Head to their Debate Prep Corners

With one debate left, President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are retreating from the campaign trail to bone up on foreign policy, leaving the…



Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama speak during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Hempstead, N.Y. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Sparks Fly at Hofstra Presidential Debate

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney clashed Tuesday at Hofstra University in what was the second of three debates before the polls…



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Obama, Romney Face Off at Hofstra Debates

An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a “one-point plan” to help the rich and leveling offensive criticism about the recent…



Hofstra Students Sound Off About Debates

Loud cheers emanated outside the student center of Hofstra University, where blue “Forward” signs for President Barack Obama floated in the air and a group…



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Hofstra Debates to Serve as Model to the World

An international delegation of political debate organizers arrived Tuesday at Hofstra University to learn from the match-up between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov….