Forget the expectations, the zingers, and the question of who "won." Here's what will actually be revealing.
As the birther controversy illustrates, Donald Trump seems to be dangerously immune from charges of hypocrisy, incompetence, or corruption.
Democrats’ longstanding failure to address inequality and insecurity among the white working class helped set the stage for 2016.
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Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect, and professor at Brandeis University's Heller School. His latest book is Debtors' Prison: The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility. He writes columns for The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe and the New York Times international edition.