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COMPLETE COVERAGE: The 2016 Presidential Debates
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Paris Attacks Center Stage at Democratic Debate

WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- With the country still reeling from deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Rodham Clinton cast herself as America's strongest leader in a scary world, even as she found herself forced to defend her own role during the rise of the Islamic State militants.

Poll: Hillary Clinton maintains lead among Democrats

(WBEN)  Just days before the Democratic candidates face off in their second debate, Hillary Clinton enjoys a wide lead in the race for the Democratic nomination nationally.  Fifty-two percent of Democratic primary voters support her, followed by Bernie Sanders with 33 percent. 

PHOTOS: At the Milwaukee GOP Debate

http://imgsrv.wben.com/image/DbLiteGraphic/201511/16906911.jpgA selection of photos on stage and behind the scenes at the fourth Republican Presidential candidates debate Tuesday.

Analysis from SUNY Buffalo State's Bruce Bryski with John & Susan


Live From Milwaukee on the morning after....

HEAR John & Susan With Micheal Caputo

WATCH Highlights from Fox Business

Hear WBEN's Post Debate Call In

Click the headline to hear  Michael Caputo with our David Bellavia in Milwaukee, your calls and other analysis from GOP Strategist Roger Stone & Political Junkie Ken Rudin.

GOP Candidates Meet in 4th Debate

MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) -- A feisty Jeb Bush sought to regain his footing in Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, challenging President Barack Obama's economic record and criticizing Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton for pledging to build on his policies.

GOP Candidates Debate in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) -- Organizers are promising to focus on substance when eight Republicans face off on the main stage for the GOP's fourth presidential debate.


GOP Presidential Hopefuls Debate

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio fought for control of the Republican's establishment wing in Wednesday night's third Republican debate, as insurgent outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson defended the seriousness of their White House bids, underscoring the two-track fight for the GOP presidential nomination.


The Caputo Bryski Debate Preview Roundtable

Click the headline above to hear SUNY Buffalo State's Bruce Bryski and WBEN's Michael Caputo

CNBC Debate on The Economy, Jobs and Taxes

From CNBC: Debate to Broadcast from the Coors Events Center at the University of Colorado Boulder ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 30, 2015—CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced that CNBC's Carl Quintanilla, co-anchor of "

Carson enters GOP debate with momentum; Bush seeks jumpstart

(AP) -- The Republican candidates for president will gather Wednesday for their third debate amid fresh volatility in an already chaotic race, with Ben Carson surging past Donald Trump in Iowa and one-time front-runner Jeb Bush under pressure to prove he&

Trump struggles to explain his fall in oft-touted 2016 polls

What's a Donald Trump campaign for president look like if he's no longer the only front-runner for the Republican nomination? We're about to find out, just as soon as he decides.

GOP debate No. 3: A guide to candidates on the big stage

There's an angry young man who matured into an eternally mellow surgeon and politician. A Hispanic firebrand who is most at home in English, and an Anglo who speaks fluent Spanish at home. And that given-to-preening reality show guy.

Flip Flop At The Top: Carson Leads Trump Nationwide

(CBS)  Ben Carson has surpassed Donald Trump and now narrowly leads the Republican field in the race for the nomination in the latest national CBS News/New York Times Poll.

Discuss! Hear Our Debate Panel

GOP analyst Carl Calabrese joined John & Susan for some debate analysis in studio, with Prof. Bruce Bryski from SUNY Buffalo State, and WBEN's Michael Caputo on the Liveline.

The Great Moments Recap | Calabrese & Bryski on Clinton | Calabrese on "The Other Three"  | Calabrese & Caputo

On The WBEN Liveline; CBS's Steve Futterman in Las Vegas

PHOTOS: Bernie, Hillary & The Democrats Debate

Pictures of the candidates during and after the Democratic Presidential Debate in Las Vegas Tuesday night

A selection of Donald Trump Debate Tweets

Donald TrumpRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump isn't impressed by his Democratic rivals' performance during their first debate.

VIDEO: Clinton Attacks Sanders on Gun Control

With the specter of this month's mass shooting at an Oregon community college still hanging over the country, presidential contenders took on the topic of  gun control during Tuesday's first Democratic primary debate.

The Debate Minute-By-Minute

Read each question and a summary of their responses

CNN VIDEO: Debate Highlights

 The Debate in 2 Minutes | Cooper and Clinton on Flip Floping

Erie County Democrats Take in Debate at Party Headquarters

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The party has endorsed Hillary Clinton, but Senator Bernie Sanders made many Democrats pay attention.

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Meet in Debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton vigorously defended her shifting positions on trade, gay marriage and other issues as she opened the first Democratic debate Tuesday, denying that she changes her views to match the mood of voters.

Debate Viewer's Guide: 5 Things to Watch For

Five Democrats vying to be President Barack Obama's successor meet Tuesday night for their first televised debate of the 2016 election, a confrontation between one of the best-known women on the planet and four men seeking to unseat her as the party'

On The WBEN Liveline: A Debate Preview from Dave Levinthal in DC

What to Expect: Hear WBEN's Pre-Debate Roundtable

WBEN's Michael Caputo and SUNY Buffalo State's Prof. Bruce Bryski talked about the stakes and expectations with John & Susan.
Part I | Part II | Part III

Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont

From CNN: Hillary Vs Bernie = Lecture vs Rock Concert

Who's In The Debate: A Guide to The Candidates

Grab your binoculars and bring along this field guide to the candidates.

Predicting 2016

(WBEN) - While some would say that it's still early in the process, David Rothschild, an economist at Microsoft Research, believes he has a pretty good handle on who will be on the ticket for 2016's general election.

CNN Debate Rules: Biden Good Enough In Polls To Be In, If Declares

 CNN says it will allow VP Joe Biden to be in the first Democratic presidential primary debate even if he decides that day to be a candidate.   

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