What Happened at the Second Presidential Debate

By: Adam Sorensen and Michael Scherer -Time Photo: Brooks Kraft/Corbis for Time 0 minutes. Both men mean business. They are out with smiles, mouthed “Thank You’s” and a perfunctory handshake. The American people have been subjected to political debates for more than a year. But this one is bigger … [Read more...]

What to watch for in the second presidential debate

By: Chris Cizzilla - Washington Post President Obama and Mitt Romney will take the stage tonight at Hofstra University for their second general election debate — the most important debate since, well, their first debate 13 days ago. Given President Obama’s stinker of a performance the first … [Read more...]

Free Candy Crowley!

By: Chris Cillizza- Washington PostCampaigns like control. The less variables in any given situation, the better. And so, it shouldn’t be surprising that the legal teams for President Obama and Mitt Romney — in a rare moment of bipartisanship — have complained to the Commission on Presidential … [Read more...]

7 takeaways from the Danville debate

By MAGGIE  HABERMAN Photo: AP The Thrille in the Ville is complete. Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan competed in a lively, messy, loud and largely  inconclusive debate at Centre College last night. Ninety minutes later, little  had changed to alter the trajectory of the … [Read more...]

30 Days Out: Fundamentals Still Favor Obama

By: Amy Walter - ABCnews.com AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall There's a new injury going around in political circles these days: it's called political whiplash. It's caused by the ever changing -- sometimes violently so -- perceptions of the presidential contest. This week started with dour … [Read more...]

Romney on Debates: Obama Will ‘Say Things That Aren’t True’

Courtesy of: “Good Morning America” and ABC’s George Stephanopoulos Photo: Martin H. Simon/ABC With the first presidential debate less than three weeks away, Mitt Romney is spending lots of time getting ready behind closed doors.  In his first comments on that debate prep, he told me that Sen. … [Read more...]