Romney Gets Post-Convention Polling Bounce

By: Monday October 8, 2012 10:34 am

President Obama’s extremely poor performance during the debate last week gave Mitt Romney a real opportunity to make up some ground. According to Gallup, Romney’s position in their national tracking poll improved significantly after the debate. From Gallup: The first presidential debate went decidedly in Romney’s favor. The debate appears to have affected voters to [...]

Debate Expectations Are Low for Romney

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 12:00 pm

Heading into tonight’s debate, most Americans expect Mitt Romney to perform worse on stage than President Obama. Multiple polls found that by nearly a two-to-one margin, Americans expect Obama to win the first debate this evening.

Perry Reminds Us That Debates Can Matter

By: Thursday November 10, 2011 10:39 am

With some many debates in the Republican primary this year the impact anyone has is often extremely small, but there is always the potential a debate can matter if a single moment from it goes viral. A memorable line or terrible gaffe could end up being the 30 second clip that epitomizes some large dynamic [...]

Why Romney Will Make Sure Social Security Haunts Perry

By: Tuesday September 13, 2011 12:44 pm

Last year in his book, Fed Up, Rick Perry called Social Security a “Ponzi scheme” that should be eliminated as a federal program. Looking at the polling it is clear why Mitt Romney’s campaign is going to make sure that highly unpopular position haunts Perry at every turn throughout the campaign. Romney’s attack on Perry’s [...]

Live: Just Say Now Broadcasts UC Berkeley Debate on Prop 19

By: Wednesday September 22, 2010 9:55 pm

At 7pm PDT tonight, students from UC Berkeley will debate Proposition 19, California’s initiative to legalize marijuana. Thanks to Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Just Say Now is able to livestream the debate from UC Berkeley’s campus. Check out our new Just Say Now: Live! page to watch the debate live.

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