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This week’s Herald column: the good old media ‘tie’

Had to go in on the debate reaction, just a little bit.

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(Video) ‘Morning Joe’ breaks down the second presidential debate

… and the results, in a forum normally not friendly to Barack Obama, are unexpected (well, somewhat unexpected.) Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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How do you debate a man who’s willing to lie with a smile on his face?

Remember back during the GOP primary when Newt Gingrich called Mitt Romney a liar? Well…

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Five takeaways from the 20th GOP debate

Well, that happened. The Republican presidential primary’s 20th debate is now history, and boy, what a history it was. Four men, all rather stiff, sitting onstage in what looked like a really dull lecture series, moderated by a quite timid … Continue reading

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The 10 most fabulously faily moments from the CNN Florida debate

Well, the last debate before the Florida primary is in the can. And oh, what a debate it was. Here are the ten failiest … and therefore most fabulous … moments:

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The CNN debate in 2 minutes

It was pretty much a wash after that. So what have we learned here?

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The NBC New Hampshire debate: five takeaways

The last debate before the New Hampshire primary is a wrap. Here are TRR’s five takeaways…

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**2nd UPDATE: Well that’s embarrassing: GOPers bail on Trump debate (and so does Donald)

If a Trump bloviates in the forest and no one is there to hear him, does he really make a sound?

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Unforced error: will Gingrich regret his debate answer on immigration?

There’s a kind of unwritten rule in the current Republican politics. Saying poor children should be made to clean their schools like the little urchins in Oliver Twist is fine. Saying the country should take a compassionate stance toward some … Continue reading

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Herman Cain: king of the ‘Princess Nancy’ party

Herman Cain says he ‘probably shouldn’t have said Princess Nancy’ during the latest presidential debate. Ya think?

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