from Tales from the Trail:

Debate poll: A second chance to make a worst impression

September 21, 2015

Republican U.S. presidential candidates Carson and Trump talk during a break at the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley

Republican U.S. presidential candidates Dr. Ben Carson (L) and businessman Donald Trump talk during a commercial break at the second official Republican presidential candidates debate, September 16, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

from Tales from the Trail:

Pro-Fiorina ad: Yes, please, do look at this face!

September 14, 2015

Donald Trump is still living down his derisive comments about the looks of rival Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina. And her Super PAC saw an opportunity.

from MacroScope:

Reading the ECB runes

By Mike Peacock
April 2, 2015

European Central Bank President Draghi and Vice President Constancio leave after addressing an ECB news conferenc in Frankfurt

The European Central Bank will release minutes – or what it likes to call its account – of the last policy meeting after which it launched into quantitative easing.

from India Insight:

Heat guaranteed in parliament’s winter session

November 20, 2012

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author, and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters)

from Breakingviews:

Last U.S. debate neglects foreign policy realities

October 23, 2012

By Jeffrey Goldfarb
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

What women want is political key

By Anne Taylor Fleming
October 18, 2012

No matter how artificial and canned the candidates can seem at a presidential debate, no matter how competent or ineffectual the moderator -- the nominee’s true self will peak out at some point.

from The Great Debate:

Why it’s all about Obama

By Bill Schneider
October 16, 2012

President Barack Obama may have lost the first debate the minute he appeared on stage in Denver.  Just by showing up, he changed the terms of the campaign.  Viewers immediately saw the election as a referendum on the president.  The decision became whether to fire him or rehire him.

from Tales from the Trail:

Vice presidential candidates by the numbers

By Gabriel Debenedetti
October 9, 2012

The vice presidential candidates who will take the stage for a debate at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky this week are just as polarizing as their running mates, according to Reuters/Ipsos polls. “Very unfavorable” was the most commonly held view of both men.

from Entrepreneurial:

Small tech CEOs say Romney better for the economy: survey

October 5, 2012

Regardless of who won the presidential debate, the majority of executives from small technology firms would feel better if Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wins next month’s general election.

from Tales from the Trail:

Romney’s strong debate draws cheers and relief from Republicans in Congress

October 4, 2012

Mitt Romney's strong debate performance eased concerns by fellow Republicans in Congress that his recent struggles could be a problem for all of them on Election Day.