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Rachel Maddow Mocks Kay Hagan For Skipping Debate With GOP Challenger Thom Tillis

RACHEL MADDOW: Lest you think the whole refusing to debate phenemon and giving your opponent an uncontested solo show of their own to do without you, lest you think that is unique to Massachusetts Democratic strategy. No. It also happened tonight, Just a couple of hours ago, during a debate in a race for the […]

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Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist (L) and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, shake hands after participating in their second debate in Davie

Florida candidates stake out political differences in third debate

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Florida Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist traded barbs on Tuesday over the minimum wage, the death penalty and racism in the Republican Party in the third and final debate of a close, bitterly contested race for governor. Polls show the two in an expensive, neck-and-neck […]

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Republican Tillis is lone NC Senate candidate on live program intially billed as debate

The program initially billed as a debate between Tillis and other candidates turned into a one-hour conversation with him and two reporters, as well as responses to emailed or recorded questions from the public.  Full News here – FOX News

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Midwest Manners Give Way in Last Illinois Governor’s Debate

Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois and his Republican opponent, Bruce Rauner, squared off in their last debate of the election season. Full News here – First Draft

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For Grimm and Recchia in Congressional Race, a Debate Is All Bark

Representative Michael G. Grimm and his challenger, Domenic M. Recchia Jr., largely played to type, at times appearing to relish the event’s devolution into shouting. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Grimm, Recchia Trade Barbs in Debate

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm and his challenger, Democrat Domenic Recchia, engaged in a fiery debate on Friday, facing off over everything from Ebola to the Rev. Al Sharpton and the federal indictment at the center of the Staten Island race. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Fan Delays Florida Debate, and Mocking Circulates Online

In protest of an apparent rule violation, Gov. Rick Scott did not at first take the stage to debate former Gov. Charlie Crist, prompting immediate mocking on social media. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist (L) and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, shake hands after participating in their second debate in Davie

In bitter Florida governor’s race, debate hits the fan

By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – The Republican and Democratic candidates in Florida's dead-heat race for the governorship squabbled on Thursday over what caused the bizarre delay of a live televised debate that has been dubbed "Fangate." Famously purple in presidential races, the country's largest swing state has been a bleak mid-term battleground for […]

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Brazil's presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff of Workers Party talks with assessors during a debate in a TV studio in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s Rousseff suffers dizzy spell after campaign debate

BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff had a dizzy spell that forced her to sit down during an interview on Thursday following a tense television debate in Brazil's presidential election campaign, but she recovered immediately after drinking some water. Looking flustered, Rousseff interrupted an interview, saying she was not feeling well and was helped to […]

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For Malloy and Foley, a Familiar Nasty Tone in Connecticut Governor’s Debate

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger, Thomas C. Foley, continued to trade blows in one of the tightest contests for governor in the country. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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