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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The Presidential Race A Virtual Tie In The Polls, But Next Week’s Debate Could Change All That

The presidential election is back where it was before July’s Democratic and Republican Conventions—a virtual tie with nearly a sixth of voters rejecting the two major-party candidates, according to the latest state and national polls.

September 21, 2016
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is seen during an interview before a rally in New York, U.S., September 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

U.S. Presidential Debate Rules Out Third Party Candidates

“I would say I’m surprised that the CPD has chosen to exclude me from the first debate, but I’m not.”

September 17, 2016

Trump’s Efforts To Influence Debate Moderator Selection Seem To Have Paid Off

Donald Trump’s accusations of media bias seem to have paid off as the Commission on Presidential Debates moderator selections for the 2016 presidential debates will include a moderator from Fox News for the first time, but will notably lack Latino representation.

September 4, 2016
Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper at the CNN Town Hall at Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Ben Brewer

Organizers Name TV Journalists To Moderate Presidential Debates

Journalists from NBC, ABC, CNN and Fox News will moderate the three scheduled debates between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ahead of the Nov. 8 election, the nonpartisan group organizing the events said on Friday.

September 2, 2016
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Gary Johnson Makes Push for Third-Party Presence in Debates

Gary Johnson doesn’t have much of a realistic shot at the White House, but that’s not stopping him from trying. The newly-nominated Libertarian presidential candidate is betting the farm on the Super Bowl of political television: presidential debates.

June 3, 2016