Wednesday in Denver, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama square off for their first of three face to face match-ups.
We started the week noting the conventional wisdom that debates don’t win presidencies. But today we’re reading a James Fallows article in The Atlantic about debate moments that did win presidencies.
With polls showing President Obama in the lead, Politico’s Glenn Thrush writes there are five things to watch for tonight that could change the arc of the presidential race:
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Opposition leader Olga Bielkova says the attempt by the police to disperse protesters overnight in Ukraine was yet another instance of the country’s president breaking a promise.1 Comment | more »
Marianne Mollmann, director of programs at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, joins us to discuss gay rights from India to Uganda.4 Comments | more »
In the early 1980s, Nelson Mandela’s name was virtually unknown in the United States. In fact, it was Steve Biko, who first put the struggles of black South Africans into public consciousness in the U.S.9 Comments | more »