Stories tagged: debate
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 6:56 P.M.
Anticipating debate, Trump says he thinks system rigged
A week before the first presidential debate, Donald Trump is putting moderators on notice that he’ll be watching to see if they get too rough on him.
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 3:44 P.M.
Clinton says Trump gives ‘aid, comfort’ to ISIS recruiters
Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of giving “aid and comfort” to Islamic terrorists Monday, declaring his anti-Muslim rhetoric helps groups like ISIS recruit new fighters. Trump showed no sign of …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 2:35 P.M.
Clinton camp condemns Trump’s call to disarm bodyguards
Donald Trump was making his usual sarcastic call for Hillary Clinton’s Secret Service agents to be stripped of their firearms when he added an aside to his rally remarks: “Let’s …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 7:37 A.M.
Could a debate smackdown shake up the election?
Get ready for some must-see TV. The fall debates are always a big part of any presidential campaign. But with many 2016 voters underwhelmed by both Hillary Clinton and Donald …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016, 11:19 A.M.
Presidential debate moderators announced
The Commission on Presidential Debates on Friday announced the moderators for the four debates for the general election.
SUNDAY, AUG. 21, 2016, 4 A.M.
Spin Control: Who won Wednesday’s secretary of state debate? Beats me
The last person to tell you who won a political debate is the moderator.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 7:40 P.M.
In a first, Trump says he regrets painful comments
For the first time since declaring his presidential run, Republican Donald Trump offered an extended apology to those who may have been hurt by his caustic comments, saying that he …
TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016, 5:57 P.M.
When Trump debates Clinton, no TV record in America will be safe
A Hillary Cinton versus Donald Trump debate match-up could rival the Super Bowl and bust the presidential-debate viewership record set by Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter in 1980.
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 5:42 P.M.
Trump vs. Sanders: Bernie says he’s ready to debate GOP nominee
Who knows if the purported debate between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders will come off? The Republican seemed to be half-joking when he suggested at a North Dakota appearance that …
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 6:53 P.M.
Clinton campaign declines invitation to California debate
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Monday declined an invitation from Fox News to participate in a debate with rival Bernie Sanders in California before that state’s June 7 primary.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016, 5:52 P.M.
Clinton, Sanders set for critical N.Y. debate
Hillary Clinton thought she’d be able to move onto the general election by now. But here she is – in the middle of April – locked in an increasingly combative …
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 12:54 P.M.
Democratic debate: 5 moments that might not have happened without the Spanish-language media
Broadcast simultaneously on CNN and Univision, the nation’s largest Spanish-language network, the Democratic debate kicked off Wednesday night with moderator Maria Elena Salinas speaking a few words of rapid-fire Spanish. …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 4:32 P.M.
Rich Landers: Reardan students debate salmon, dams, other natural resources issues
Unlike the “debaters” we’ve come to know on TV, a Reardan High School class is tackling natural resource issues without attempting to persuade, promote or ridicule. The students are researching …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 7:33 A.M.
Democratic debate preview: Four things to watch
You wouldn’t know from the debates that the race for the Democratic presidential nomination is nearing its end. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders continue their combative debates Wednesday night.
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 12:30 A.M.
Fox gets 16.9 million viewers for GOP debate
The 16.9 million people who saw Fox News Channel’s coverage of the Republican presidential debate on Thursday has made it the fourth most-watched debate in a primary season ever.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 11:45 A.M.
Viewer’s Guide: GOP debate about Trump vs. everyone else
Ben Carson’s departure from the GOP presidential race means the quartet of remaining Republicans on the debate stage Thursday night get more time for attacks as Donald Trump treads a …
MONDAY, FEB. 29, 2016
Gonzaga Prep senior’s debate success fueled by diverse childhood, interests
Sam Carter, of Gonzaga Prep, has gone to state debate for four years running and to the national championships twice.
SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 2016, 4 A.M.
Spin Control: Budget debates bring out more than dollars and cents
Budget debates stray from the bottom line to the party line
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016, 10:03 P.M.
AP Fact Check: Republicans debaters on high court, economy
The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016, 9:56 P.M.
Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl
Saturday’s Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016, 2:13 P.M.
8 million watched Democratic debate
The Democratic primary debate simulcast on PBS and CNN averaged 8.03 million viewers, on par with the audiences for recent showdowns between the party’s 2016 White House contenders.
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 8:47 P.M.
AP Fact Check: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders on health care, donors
A look at some of the claims in the Democratic presidential debate and how they compare with the facts
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 8:46 P.M.
Debate Takeaways: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders appeal to S.C., Nevada
In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders’ sweeping victory in New Hampshire’s primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may …
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016, 1:50 P.M.
New Hampshire GOP bristles at Fiorina’s debate exclusion
A top New Hampshire member of the Republican National Committee and the state’s GOP U.S. senator are blasting ABC News’s decision not to include Carly Fiorina in Saturday’s debate in …
THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
Democratic debate: Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off
Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artful smear” while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was …
THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2016, 8:21 P.M.
Democratic debate: Fact check on the candidates
A look at some of the claims in their latest Democratic presidential debate.
FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016, 12:19 P.M.
Trump-less GOP debate drew 12.5 million viewers
The seventh Republican presidential debate – and the first one without Donald Trump – has reached 12.5 million viewers.
THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 2016, 9:08 P.M.
Debate fact check: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy
Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate.
THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
GOP candidates fill the void left by Trump’s boycott
A debate without Donald Trump offered his rivals a chance to escape his long shadow Thursday, resulting in sharp exchanges among Republicans hoping to survive the winnowing of the presidential …
THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 2016, 9:42 A.M.
Trump looks to grab attention as GOP rivals debate
Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Thursday night absent their front-runner, Donald Trump, who will instead seek to starve his rivals of attention at a critical juncture in the …