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Hillary Clinton Jobs Remark Makes Cameo In House Debate

Hillary Clinton’s comment that businesses don’t create jobs made a cameo in a House debate Thursday evening. Republican Rick Allen, who owns a construction company, attacked incumbent Rep. John Barrow’s (D-Ga.) record by invoking the former secretary of state and President Barack Obama. “I mean I know that our president and Mrs. Clinton have both […]

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U.S. President Obama makes a statement about Syria in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington

U.S. Congress to revisit Islamic State war debate after election

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. With the U.S.-led coalition increasing air strikes but no signs the militants have been weakened, Congress […]

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Candidates Stick to Script in Last Louisiana Debate

The final debate in the Louisiana Senate race delivered few surprises. Full News here – First Draft

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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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