After a poor performance in the first presidential debate two weeks ago, President Barack Obama came back strong in the second one, winning perceived victories over Mitt Romney in two instant-reaction polls — one of debate-watching registered voters, the other of debate-watchers who went into the debate uncommitted to either candidate.
Vice President Joe Biden and rival Republican Paul Ryan battled fiercely over foreign policy and the economy in a lively debate on Thursday, with Biden aggressively defending the administration’s policies and dismissing Ryan’s criticism. Seeking to win back the momentum for the Democrats’ campaign
Television viewers’ snap judgments of the first presidential debate favored Mitt Romney, according to two “instant reaction” polls and a focus group conducted during and immediately after the candidates met in Denver.
President Nicolas Sarkozy struggled to make inroads against Socialist challenger Francois Hollande as the only debate in France’s presidential election descended into an exchange of insults and accusations. Behind in the polls with the clock ticking
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he is willing to have “face-to-face” talks with his US counterpart, Barack Obama. In a televised speech to expatriate Iranians, Mr Ahmadinejad said he was ready to hold a debate with the US leader in front of the media. He said he planned to be in the US for the […]