Five things to watch for when President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney debate foreign policy Monday night:
1. THE TIEBREAKER: Romney ran away with the first. Obama edged him in the second. Stakes are high for their third and final showdown. Does that mean a repeat of last week’s ornery tone? Or will the gravity of the issues – war, terrorism, world leadership – inspire more dignified discourse?
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Pick your pundit when Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart face off for a special 90-minute debate about the 2012 presidential race.
The host of Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” and the anchor of Comedy Central’s fake newscast “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” have announced they will clash in the event, dubbed “The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium.”
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Newt Gingrich denied claims by his second ex-wife Thursday that he once asked her to agree to an “open marriage,” kicking off a presidential debate in South Carolina with a fiery defense of his personal life.
“The story is false,” Gingrich said.
The former House speaker was asked about a pair of interviews his ex-wife Marianne granted in which she leveled the charge about him seeking an open marriage – at the time, Gingrich was seeing Callista, whom he later married. View full article »
Michele Bachmann suspended her 2012 presidential campaign Wednesday after finishing at the bottom of competitors in the six-way Republican caucuses in Iowa and finding she didn’t have the campaign infrastructure, cash or momentum to go on.
But the Minnesota congresswoman said she will continue to make her case against Obama administration policies that she says bring the U.S. closer to the point of no return unless they are stopped. View full article »
Herman Cain announced Saturday that he is suspending his campaign for president, telling a crowd of supporters in his home state that the allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity had become too big a burden on his family.
His wife Gloria standing by his side in a rare public appearance, Cain decried the sustained accusations as false and declared he is “at peace” with his wife and with himself. But he said the claims have “sidetracked and distracted” from his ability to present a new vision for the country, as well as impacted his ability to raise money. View full article »