Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The two sparred in an on-air debate hosted by MPR on Monday morning. It was the first and only debate in the Second Congressional District race.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Second Congressional District challenge Mike Obermueller (DFL) lobbed plenty of criticism at incumbent Rep. John Kline (R) during the first and only debate between the two candidates on Monday morning. Obermueller, who is seeking to unseat Kline in the newly competitive congressional district, called the five-term legislator part of a "broken system" during the hour-long debate, which was aired by MPR and moderated by host Kerri Miller. "John, you’ve voted 95 or 96 percent of the time with your party, that’s more partisan than Michele Bachmann," Obermueller said. “The system is hopelessly broken, the way you guys are running it now." Click …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney hit key points again and again Tuesday night in their second of three debates. Who came out ahead?
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duked it out tonight in a contentious debate in New York. Patch live-blogged the debate, which featured the candidates touching on issues from the budget defecit to national security, to America's energy sources. You can watch the entire debate on YouTube Politics. Some of the points resonated with our live-blog panelists. Many were split on who came out on top: From Ryan: The more I read his policies, the more I start to feel that Romney is the GOP version of John Kerry. He doesn't know what policies he believes in. From David Cross: The one thing this type of online chat demonstrates is how divided our country is. And this may result in us going down a path that we will regret and cannot recover from. I am …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Only one debate will remain after President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney face off on Tuesday.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Now that the vice presidential debate is history, it's nearly time for No. 2 in the presidential race. The second debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. Check below for more information on that debate and the final debate—scheduled for Oct. 22—leading up to Election Day. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: FOX (KMSP), NBC (KARE), CBS (WCCO), ABC (KSTP), PBS (TPT), CNN, MSNBC, FOX NEWS, CNBC and CSPAN Live Streaming Online: You Tube's Election Hub COMPLETE Oct. 3, 2012 The debate will focus on domestic policy and be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
With the only debate between the two candidates for vice president now in the books, who came out on top?
Vice Presient Joe Biden and challenger Rep. Paul Ryan brought a lot to the table as they talked it out tonight in their vice presidential debate Thursday in Kentucky. Patch live-blogged the debate, which featured the candidates touching on everything from the struggling economic recovery to the Obama administration's foreign policy. You can watch the entire debate on YouTube Politics. Some of the points that resonated with our live-blog panelists who were split on who came out on top: What do you think?
Visit Patch’s live blog while you’re watching tonight's debate to share your thoughts on how the candidates are doing.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us At 8 p.m. tonight, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican nominee Rep. Paul Ryan will square off in the only vice presidential debate of the season. Moderator Martha Raddatz (ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent) will guide the debate as it covers both foreign and domestic topics. The night will be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the question. Throughout the debate, Patch will be moderating a live blog where users can …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duked it out in Denver, CO.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duked it out tonight in their first presidential debate in Denver, Colorado. Patch live-blogged the debate, which featured the candidates touching on domestic issues like health care, PBS funding, and America's energy sources. You can watch the entire debate on YouTube Politics. Some of the points that resonated with our live-blog panelists were split on who came out on top: Here's a sampling of responses on Twitter: