Monday, October 22, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talked foreign policy during the third and final debate of the presidential campaign.
Monday, October 22, 2012
The debates are over, and in a few weeks it will be time to head to the polls to pick the next president. So, who do you think won the third and final debate Monday night between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney? In a debate about foreign policy that often touched on domestic issues, Obama seemed more aggressive than in the first debate, dismissing Romney's foreign policy ideas as naive and outdated. Regarding Romney's assertion that Russia is a geopolitical threat, Obama said, "The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back." Obama called Romney's policies "wrong and reckless." "Attacking me is not an agenda," Romney responded. Obama said Romney wants to devote "$2 trillion to military spending the military isn't…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Patch is gathering reader questions for the candidates' televised, Oct. 16 town-hall-style debate. Submit yours in the comments section.
If last Wednesday’s presidential debate left you with more questions than answers, here’s your chance to get the candidates to address the issues that most matter to you. The next presidential debate will be a town hall meeting format at Hofstra University in Long Island, where voters will ask President Obama and Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch readers can participate by submitting questions for the candidates. All you have to do is post your question in the comments section below and we’ll send it to the Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission is partnering with Patch parent company AOL, along with Google and Yahoo!, to take questions from web users across the country. Don’t wait until Nov. 6 to have a say …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Can't make it but still want to be part of the discussion? Tweet #PatchPolitics during the debate and follow the discussion on "Cover It Live."
Follow Patch and the Brookdale Community College History and Political Science Club for a presidential debate viewing party at the Student Life Center Navesink Rooms at BCC in Lincroft. We will be live blogging and sharing your tweets using "Cover It Live" (see above). During the debate, use the hashtag #PatchPolitics on your debate tweets. The event begins at 8:30 p.m. as students and members of the public gather. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are scheduled to debate at 9 p.m., and afterward Patch editors will talk with groups of attendees regarding their impression of the debate. Interested in attending the event? A limited number of spaces will be made available to the general public for this free event. RSVP by emailing jacklyn.corley@…