The optimistic debate about what could happen in the United States after the unemployment rate goes down
The Republican candidate may have performed well in the first debate, but the audience-participation variable in the town hall may fluster the improvisation-shy candidate.
Israeli policy on asylum-seekers from Eritrea and Sudan is denial
For the first time in this election, the Republican nominee is running with the headwinds.
Because performance is what matters
ACORN's minor offenses became the right-wing scandal of the century. Nathan Sproul's voter-registration fraud on behalf of the GOP elicits absolute silence from the Breitbarts and Drudges.
What voters care about most is that their candidate share the same values—economic and social—as them, something Obama forgot in the first presidential debate.
What do you know, he found the "authentic" Mitt Romney.
The one thing that all pundits can agree on about the first presidential debate: Jim Lehrer was the night's biggest loser.
What he could have gained by being direct
And not a moment too soon
A roundup of the funniest tweets from last night's domestic policy presidential debate
The Prospect recaps the face-off between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.
The former Massachusetts governor won the first presidential debate. Too bad it won't change the campaign.
The president didn't just play it safe during Wednesday's presidential debate; he didn't play at all.