President Barack Obama came out swinging on the first question, bringing up Mitt Romney’s opposition to the Detroit bail-out even though, presumably, the college student who asked the question won’t be seeking a car factory job. In all, a totally different attitude from the president.
And Candy Crowley is following up the question. Like she said she would.
And the president is bringing up another line of attack that he didn’t discuss in the first debate: Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital.…
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Funny that the student asked what the candidates could do to assure him and his PARENTS that he could get a job after college. …
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Much is at stake in the second presidential debate tonight, as President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are locked in a very tight race, both nationally and in the swing states that will decide the election on Nov. 6. Since the third debate will focus on foreign affairs, this is the last time, outside of ads and campaign speeches, for the candidates to address the economy, taxes, energy, the environment, the deficit and other domestic issues.…
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Much has been written about CNN’s Candy Crowley and her role as moderator of the third presidential debate tonight. According to the contract, she is not supposed to ask follow-up questions, but she has said repeatedly that she would. It will be interesting to see how she performs and how President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney respond to her.…
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… since the first presidential debate on Oct. 3. It will be just a few days until the third and last one. Here are the details for Monday’s debate:
TOPICS FOR THIRD PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ANNOUNCED BY MODERATOR
Bob Schieffer, moderator of the third 2012 presidential debate, has selected the topics for that debate, which is on foreign policy. Mr. Schieffer stated:
Subject to possible changes because of news developments, here are the topics for the October 22 debate, not necessarily to be brought up in this order:
America’s role in the world
Our longest war – Afghanistan and Pakistan
Red Lines – Israel and Iran
The Changing Middle East and the New Face of Terrorism – I
The Changing Middle East and the New Face of Terrorism – II
The Rise of China and Tomorrow’s World
The debate will be held on Monday, October 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL.…
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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has chose Markwayne Mullin, the Republican nominee in the 2nd District congressional race in Oklahoma, to give the weekly GOP address on Saturday. Mullin is facing Democrat Rob Wallace and Independent Michael G. Fulks in the Nov. 6 election to replace retiring Rep. Dan Boren, D-Muskogee.
Here is the release from Boehner’s office:
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) today announced that Oklahoma small businessman and rancher Markwayne Mullin will deliver the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, October 13.…
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Rep. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, has scheduled two public talks on Tuesday, one in Oklahoma City and one in Edmond:
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Rockwell Plaza YMCA
8300 Glade Ave
Oklahoma City, 73132
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
University of Central Oklahoma Nigh Center
100 N. University Dr.
Democrat Tom Guild, Lankford’s general election opponent, has released a biographical web video …
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According to a story in The Washington Post, Oklahoma is one of 19 states in which there will be no exit polls on election day this year.
The polls include a lot of interesting detail about the characteristics of voters and the issues on their minds.…
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CNN showed a clock with each candidate’s talking time during the first presidential debate on Wednesday. By the time moderate Jim Lehrer moved to the closing statements, President Barack Obama had spoken for more than four minutes longer than GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
By the end of the debate, Obama had spoken for nearly 43 minutes and Romney had spoken for 38 and a half minutes, according to CNN’s clock.…
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President Barack Obama said at the first presidential debate that he likes the term Obamacare, which has been used derisively for the past two years by opponents of the health care reform law.
And he defended it, saying it doesn’t mean a government takeover of health insurance but, rather, protection from insurance companies.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential nominee, defended the state law signed by him that, he said, was forged by bipartisan compromise. Obama said the federal law was modeled on that Massachusestts law.…
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