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Presidential Debate Essay Examples

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A Review of the Presidential Debate of 1996
Debate 96 In the 1996 presidential debate, there were many controversial points brought up and discussed by the candidates. There were opportunities to turn the debate into a verbal cock fight, but the President was a model of restraint and Senator Dole simply did not choose to aggravate the president to an extreme....
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An Analysis of the Importance of Presidential Debates in the United States
Presidential Debates are a very important part of the electoral process in the United States. These debates help the people of the country understand where each candidate stands on several current issues that the United States faces, as well as to show the people what they plan on doing while in office. Aside from this, pre...
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Presidential Succession in the United States
Presidential Succession, is a term that describes the arrangements under which presidential authority in the United States may be transferred other than by means of the quadrennial presidential ELECTION. Specifically, it embraces those procedures that apply to cases involving the death, resignation, removal, or inability of...
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A Comparison of the 1912 and 2000 United States Presidential Elections
Woodrow Wilson and William Howard Taft in nineteen-twelve were counterparts to Al Gore and George W. Bush in two thousand. There were others running for presidency as well, just as there are today, but for the purpose of this paper, we shall compare and contrast only these four. First, let us look at the issues of ninete...
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The 2000 Presidential Election in the United States
The 2000 Presidential election has brought much attention to itself. While a slew of lawyers try to cheat their respective political figurehead into the White House, the topics discussed during the debates have been put aside. Affirmative action and education touch upon a delicate subject, which hinders the fundamental prog...
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The Role and Significance of Presidential Debates on Presidential Elections Campaigns
Presidential Debates Presidential debates are becoming a large part of a campaign plan. (“Where the voters are”) Who would think that such a short confrontation between the candidates would sway the vote of so many viewers? A presidential campaign could be won or lost from a single debate. The candidate must keep their coo...
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Victory in a Debate Tournament
It was a bright, new Saturday morning. The weekend. My eyes crack open and glance at the clock, 7:20, they start to close to drift back into sleep. My mind processes the information. It’s 7:20! Heart pounding in my chest, I leap out of bed and book it to my closet to start dressing myself. I was supposed to have been awake...
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A Paper on the Debate on Confederate Flag Debate
Confederate Flag Debate It has been a constant debate over should the confederate flag be flown on the state house dome in South Carolina. The confederate flag was first flown to show the secession of South Carolina from the union. South Carolina seceded from the union on the grounds that tariffs were being passed to...
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An Essay on Debate Preparation
How To Prepare For A Debate
How to Prepare for a Debate
“People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.” This quote by Gilbert K. Chesterton rings true when taking into consideration any domestic argument. Debating is a method used to argue a topic between individuals or team members. Generally debating is used to main...
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The History and Patterns of the Drug Debate in America
The Drug Debate For over twenty years the drug debate has been argued over and over. The drug war in the United States has been historically seen as a costly, yet necessary component of public policy; a policy that has been under substantial political fire for years. As we enter a new century, many are reconsidering their...
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The Pro-Kingship and Anti-Kingship Debate as Discussed in 1 Samuel in the Bible
The pro-kingship and anti-kingship debate as discussed in 1 Samuel is about the request to Samuel from his people for a king. They feel a king is needed because Samuel’s sons don’t follow his example and are bad leaders. Samuel follows through with their request by asking God for a king. Samuel was hesitant to do so, but as...
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An Introduction to How to Prepare for a Debate
How to Prepare for a Debate “People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.” This quote by Gilbert K. Chesterton rings true when taking into consideration any domestic argument. Debating is a method used to argue a topic between individuals or team members. Generally debating is used to maintain order while the oppose...
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An Analysis of President Obama's Argument That His Healthcare Plan Is the Best
In late 2012 during the first presidential debate between Obama and Romney the topic about health care comes up. Obama’s purpose during the presidential debate was to boost the quality of his plan (Obama Care) and point out the weaknesses in Romney’s plan. “TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE, QUALITY HEALTH CARE FOR ALL Americans an...
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George Bush and Al Gore's Presidential Debate on Education
Gore vs. Bush on Education Vice-President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush are both running for president, and they both have very strong views on education in the United States. Their positions on education are very different, but they both offer some good plans on reforming education. The main differences are seen...
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A Critique of Presidential Debate between George W. Bush and John Kerry
Critique of Presidential Debate #3 President George W. Bush  Wore a plain blue suit, with a non-pattern white shirt, and true red tie with white dots. Wore a U.S. flag pin on his lapel.  Usually talked looking at the mediator of the debate.  Looked over and watched Senator Kerry, when...
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The Coverage of the vice Presidential Debate of Year 2000
Republican Dick Cheney and Democrat Joseph Lieberman confronted each other Thursday night in their only vice presidential debate, disagreeing pointedly but politely over taxes, energy and military readiness The vice presidential debate took place on October 06,2000 at at Centre College in Danville, Ky. The moderator is Ber...
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An Analysis of the 1996 U.S. Presidential Debate and Discussions
Presidential Debate `96 In the 1996 presidential debate, there were many
controversial points brought up and discussed by the candidates.
There were opportunities to turn the debate into a verbal
cock fight, but the President was a model of restraint and
Senator Dole simply did not choose to aggravate the president to
an...
387 words
1 page
An Analysis of the Presidential Debate Between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at the University of Denver
The first presidential debate which discussed domestic policy issues was held at the University  of Denver in Denver Colorado.This insightful debate was sponsored by a commission on Presidential Debates and engaged the incumbent president Obama and his challenger governor Mitt Romney. During this debate, Romney, appeared  m...
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The Presidential Debate Between William Clinton and Robert Dole
Philip Rubacha October 22, 1996 American Politics-Essay #1 Essay-Debate The presidential debates between democratic President William Clinton and Republican Senator Robert Dole proved to be a game of "dodge-ball". Bob Dole fired criticism and a...
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A Summary of Dick Cheney and Joseph Lieberman's Vice-Presidential Debate
Cheney and Lieberman Debates Republican Dick Cheney and Democrat Joseph Lieberman confronted each other Thursday night in their only vice presidential debate, disagreeing pointedly but politely over taxes, energy and military readiness The vice presidential debate took place on October 06,2000 at at Centre College in Da...
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The Third Presidential Debate Between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush
The Third Debate The third Presidential Debate was between Vice President Al Gore and Gov. George W. Bush. The debate was in the format of a Town Hall debate. Both Vice President Al Gore and Gov. Bush performed well. An audience member asked the candidates a question and given two minutes to answer the question set forth...
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The Presidential Debates Between Bill Clinton and Dole Philip Rubacha
The Presidential Debates Between Bill Clinton and Dole Philip Rubacha October 22, 1996 The presidential debates between democratic President William Clinton and Republican Senator Robert Dole proved to be a game of "dodge-ball". Bob Dole fired criticism and attacks whil...
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The Third Debate in the Presidential Campaign Between Al Gore and Gorge W. Bush
The Third Debate The third Presidential Debate was between Vice President Al Gore and Gov. George W. Bush. The debate was in the format of a Town Hall debate. Both Vice President Al Gore and Gov. Bush performed well. An audience member asked the candidates a question and given two minutes to answer the question set forth....
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An Analysis of the Debated Between Republican Dick Cheney Ann Democrat Joseph Lieberman
Cheney and Lieberman Debates Republican Dick Cheney and Democrat Joseph Lieberman confronted each other Thursday night in their only vice presidential debate, disagreeing pointedly but politely over taxes, energy and military readiness The vice presidential debate took place on October 06,2000 at at Centre College in Danv...
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An Introduction to the History of the Presidental Debate Between Al Gore and George W. Bush
residential Debates are a very important part of the electoral process in the United States. These debates help the people of the country understand where each candidate stands on several current issues that the United States faces, as well as to show the people what they plan on doing while in office. Aside from this, pres...
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