“I’m not going to waste my time doing a virtual debate,” the president said shortly after organizers announced the Oct. 15 town hall would be held remotely. “That’s not what debating is all about. You sit behind a computer and do a debate, it’s ridiculous, and then they cut you off whenever they want
CNN Opinion asked commentators to weigh in on who performed best at the vice presidential debate -- and what moments stood out to them the most.
In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew reacts to the first and only vice presidential debate.
Wednesday's debate, by 2020 standards, was normal. The candidates ignored questions and defended Biden's and Trump's records, but it was the fly that created buzz.
Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence will take the stage tonight in person.
It's the showdown many have been waiting for — the debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Pence needs to right the ship, while Harris has to deflect charges of socialism.
Vice President Mike Pence and his Democratic rival, Sen. Kamala Harris of California, will meet in Utah tonight for the only vice presidential debate of the campaign.
A FiveThirtyEight/Ipsos poll on how voters feel about Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and Donald Trump and Mike Pence, before and after the 2020 vice presidential debate on October 7
Amid a growing Covid-19 outbreak at the White House, public health experts are calling for Wednesday’s vice presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris to be called off — or made virtual.
The Commission on Presidential Debates has approved plans for plexiglass to be used in Wednesday’s vice presidential debate amid mounting concerns about coronavirus transmission, according to two people familiar with the discussions.
With President Trump hospitalized at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as he battles COVID-19, Wednesday’s debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris is surging in importance.
Thomas Balcerski writes that in order to win the VP debate on Wednesday, Kamala Harris will likely need to triangulate herself between the toughness of Geraldine Ferraro in 1984 and the likability of Sarah Palin in 2008.
The next debate will be between the vice presidential candidates, followed by the two remaining presidential debates.
The reviews are in for the first presidential debate of the 2020 general election, and there seems to be a consensus: It was a complete disaster. From ABC News to CNN to Fox News, TV hosts and other commentators agreed that the first debate devolved into an incoherent mess — largely because President Donald Trump wouldn’t allow former Vice President Joe Biden to speak, repeatedly flouting the rules on time limits by interrupting his Democratic opponent.
The first presidential debate between Trump and Biden featured a chaotic series of bitter exchanges and interruptions.
President Donald Trump's bullying, cajoling and constant interruptions in the first 2020 general election debate with former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night made the whole affair confusing and difficult to follow. And while there will (rightly) be scads of attention paid to Trump's unwillingness to condemn white supremacists and hate groups, there was actually a moment that I found more frightening -- and isn't getting anywhere near the same amount of attention.
The 2020 presidential campaign has featured surprisingly stable polling: Former Vice President Joe Biden has been ahead consistently, and he’s still ahead by a high single-digit margin. This is all happening amid the outbreak of a major pandemic, the collapse of the economy, a nationwide surge of protests demanding racial justice, an unexpectedly rapid jobs bounce-back, a second wave of Covid-19 deaths, a rise in the murder rate, and the release of a half-dozen insider books about the Trump administration full of shocking depictions of official misconduct.
From the location and date to how to tune in.
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have had their first debate matchup; next, their vice presidential nominees will have the chance. Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) will face off in the next 2020 debate on October 7, with Susan Page, the Washington bureau chief for USA Today, moderating.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden meet for the first time on a debate stage Tuesday night in Cleveland.