Reagan Debate on Townhall

Michael Barone - Mon Oct 8

Wednesday night's presidential debate in which Mitt Romney shellacked Barack Obama attracted the biggest audience since the debate between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan seven days before the 1980 election. ... more

Michael Barone - Thu Oct 4

Mitt Romney was 13 years old and Barack Obama had not been born when an energetic-looking John Kennedy, 43, and a tired-looking Richard Nixon, 47, walked into the WBBM-TV studio in Chicago for the first general election debate between presidential candidates. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Fri Sep 9

It was only fitting that the Republican presidential hopefuls -- or at least eight of them out of a growing crowd -- would be invited to gather at the Reagan Library in the once Golden State, whose parlous economic condition now mirrors that of the country. ... more

Floyd and Mary Beth Brown - Thu Sep 8

Brian Williams must crave attention. In the latest Republican debate, instead of moderating, he personally debated all the participants. The actual discussion between candidates was more civil and constructive than the endless string of gotcha speeches foisted as questions on the panel by NBC's Williams and his Politico sidekick, John Harris. ... more

Rich Galen - Thu Sep 8

This worked pretty well in Ames, Iowa so let's do it again. Here are my pre- and post-debate impressions. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu Sep 8

Hey working young people, the government is stealing your money and not just once, every two weeks. We should applaud Rick Perry for being open and honest about the real situation of Social Security and youth voters should take note that Perry is looking out for them. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Wed Sep 7

Katie Pavlich - Wed Sep 7