Apr 28, 2014 — How do you change people's minds when arguing the facts only seems to lead to polarization? Commentator Tania Lombrozo wonders how we can overcome our disagreements about teaching evolution.
Sep 16, 2012 — This fall's presidential debates could attract the largest viewing audience of any televised campaign event. But some political scientists say the three faceoffs between President Obama and Mitt Romney (and the sole vice presidential debate) probably won't change the outcome of the election.
Apr 30, 2012 — Paul Delaney, Mike Honda, Rhonda Levaldo Janet Murguía, Charles Murray and Michael Schudson give their views on how NPR is doing against different measures. They respond with insight, frustration and even humor. The goal is for NPR to sound like America.
Nov 23, 2011 — The CNN Republican debate on national security Tuesday night had some of the most lively and substantive discussion of the campaign. PolitiFact's Bill Adair takes a look at how the candidates statements rate on the Truth-O-Meter.
Oct 15, 2010 — Sen. Harry Reid and Sharron Angle's sole debate saw no fatal mistakes from gaffe-prone pols. Reid harped on what he called Angle's extreme positions like wanting to privatize Social Security while she painted Reid as elite and out of touch.
Apr 16, 2010 — Two years ago today, in a Philadelphia debate, Hillary Clinton attacks Barack Obama over his relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright and ridicules his earlier comments that "bitter" small-town voters "cling to guns or religion."
Oct 10, 2008 — Racial tones become louder in presidential race.