January 23, 2012 Debates played a crucial role in Newt Gingrich's decisive win Saturday in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary, so political junkies are watching closely to see what happens in the two debates this week in Florida. The first is tonight.
Hillary Clinton's "inevitability" became less certain after a debate in Philadelphia at Drexel University in October 2007.
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November 21, 2011 Once, a winning candidate for the presidential nomination relied on money or campaign organization to get him there. This year, doing well in the debates have replaced the roadmap of old. All that and more in the new "Political Junkie" column.
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October 15, 2010 On this date in 1992, President George Bush, Democratic challenger Bill Clinton and independent candidate Ross Perot hold their second debate, at the University of Virginia, a debate that used a "town hall" meeting format.
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