Tuesday, October 23, 2012
President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney squared off in the third and final presidential debate on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Here's how Rhode Island Republicans and Democrats reacted.
As we entered the final presidential debate Monday night, both parties were looking for a clear victory. But according to our Rhode Island political influencers, neither party felt their candidate was the dominant winner in the debate. That's the major finding of the Red and Blue Rhody flash poll sent out to local political influencers immediately after the debate ended Monday night. For the third and final time President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney came face to face for a presidential debate on Monday night in Florida. Obama and Romney faced off on Oct. 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida with CBS's Bob Schieffer moderating the debate. The format for the debate was identical to the first presidential debate …
Monday, October 22, 2012
The senator from Rhode Island spoke about tonight's debate, the Benghazi document release, and other issues following a senior citizens forum Monday in Smithfield.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) today said that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is "way off the mark" in his criticism of Pres. Barack Obama's foreign policy Reed — who is up for re-election in 2014 — also spoke about Mr. Obama's record on foreign policy and the weekend release of 166 pages of intelligence documents that appear to identify Libyan rebels who were working with the CIA in Benghazi, the site of a terrorist attack on Sept. 11 that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. The three-term senator also flatly denied that he would consider accepting the post of Secretary of Defense, should President Barack Obama win reelection in two weeks. To that specific question, Reed answered simply: "No" before …
President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney will face off in one final debate on Monday, Oct. 22. Get the information you need here.
Debate number three could be the charm for one of the two major candidates in the presidential race. The final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22. Check below for more information on the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: FOX (KMSP), NBC (KARE), CBS (WCCO), ABC (KSTP), PBS (TPT), CNN, MSNBC, FOX NEWS, CNBC and CSPAN Full debate schedule: COMPLETE Oct. 3, 2012 The debate will focus on domestic policy and be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on topics to be selected by the moderator and announced several weeks before the debate. The moderator will open each segment with a question, after which each candidate will have two minutes…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney squared off in the second presidential debate on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Here's how Rhode Island Republicans and Democrats reacted.
Rhode Island Democrats are more confident this time around in President Obama's debate performance over the first, while state Republicans feel former Gov. Mitt Romney's debate performance was less encouraging than the first. That's the major finding of the Red and Blue Rhody flash polls sent out to local political influencers immediately after the debate ended Tuesday night. Obama and Romney faced off on Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. in a town hall format, with CNN's Candy Crowley moderating a debate that covered both domestic and foreign policy. At the conclusion of the debate, Patch surveyed 52 Republicans and 51 Democrats, asking who they thought won the debate. Among those who responded, 61% of the Republicans …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duke it out in Denver, Colorado in first of three presidential debates.
In the first of three presidential debates held Wednesday night, Republican nominee Mitt Romney was the winner. That, according to our flash poll of Rhode Island Republican political influencers taken following the debate. By contrast, 25% of Rhode Island Democrats surveyed felt President Obama was the victor. At the conclusion of the debate, Patch surveyed 52 Republicans and 51 Democrats, asking who they thought won the debate. Fifty-seven percent of the republicans surveyed said Romney won by a large margin, while 43% said he won by a slim margin. When we asked the Democrats the same question, the results were divided. Fifty-percent responded that they were neutral as to who won the debate, while 25% admitted that Mitt Romney won the …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Patch readers from across the state will discuss the October 3, 2012, presidential debate live in our chat room. Join in with your comments!
Patch readers from across Rhode Island will discuss the Oct. 3 presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney live in our chat room above. We'll start at 8:30 p.m. with some pre-debate talk, before the debate begins at 9 p.m. If you have a comment you'd like to add to the discussion, type it in the chat room above once we're under way. Patch staff will pick out the best comments and questions to add to the chat.