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Point/Counterpoint: The Final Presidential Debate


Point: Elena Kadvany There weren’t many surprises in tonight’s presidential debate. Moderator Bob Schieffer asked the expected questions about Libya, Syria, Egypt, Iran, Afghanistan and China. As always, there were many important topics left undebated — Greece, the Eurocrisis, Mexico’s drug war. The candidates were pretty civilized, nitpicking on some claims but also agreeing on […]

Previewing the 2012 Presidential Race


After today’s elections wrap up, the presidential race will officially take the spotlight, with the Iowa caucuses Jan. 3, the New Hampshire primaries Jan. 10 and the general election Nov. 6. Here, we profile the important candidates.