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1. Everyday Gourmet - http://everyday... Posted on 9/29/10 at 10:55 AM
Dozens of people are marching through Puerto Rico's capital in support of a recent bill filed by a former police chief that aims to legalize marijuana for personal use, unleashing an unprecedented debate in this conservative U.S. territory.
The Senate is ready to launch an emotion-charged debate on new gun restrictions, four months after the carnage at a Connecticut elementary school spurred President Barack Obama and Congress to address firearms violence.
Democrats are failing to slow the nation's growing $16 trillion debt because they won't agree on budget and tax reforms in the U.S. Senate, Republican Rick Berg said Thursday in his final duel with Democrat Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota's closely watched Senate race.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Two alphas in the fight of their lives, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred with passion and grit in a debate that previewed the closing arguments of a campaign that keeps circling back to bedrock questions about which candidate can do more to strengthen the fragile economy.
Julie Pace and Nancy Benac, Associated Press
, October 17, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe it's a cliché to say the gloves came off in Tuesday's presidential debate. But then again, maybe not, since the candidates sometimes looked like they were actually about to start boxing.
Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer
, October 17, 2012
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Attacked as a lifelong Washington insider, newly minted Republican front-runner Newt Gingrich parried criticism from Mitt Romney in campaign debate Saturday night, telling the former Massachusetts governor, "The only reason you didn't become a career politician is because you lost to Teddy Kennedy in 1994."
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Quick to tangle, Republican presidential rivals Rick Perry and Mitt Romney sparred vigorously over job creation and Social Security Wednesday night in a feisty campaign debate that marked a contentious new turn in the race to pick a 2012 challenger to President Barack Obama.
Kasie Hunt, Associated Press
, September 08, 2011
U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Erickson posed a startling question in his courtroom this week:
“What’s worse: Pay for photos of a child being raped, or pay children for the privilege of raping them?” he asked.
By Kristen M. Daum , Forum Communications Co.
, May 07, 2011
Teagan Lende and his debate partner, Zach Lipp, have won some big debates, but when an all-nighter to make an international competition deadline caused them to miss a day of school, their arguments fell short.
Officials at Fargo’s Shanley High School are making the pair come in from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today — on a day off for the rest of their classmates — to make up the lost day that one parent said was called truancy.
The punishment comes despite the fact the pair had put in their marathon session to keep Shanley in the prestigious New York University International Public Policy Forum in April.
By Helmut Schmidt, Forum Communications Co.
, February 25, 2011
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota's two U.S. Senate candidates argued about health care, taxes and the federal stimulus plan during a debate Thursday, but it was the state's oil boom that took them into overtime.
By Dave Kolpack, The Associated Press
, September 23, 2010
Giving no ground, President Barack Obama and Republican leaders fought forcefully for their competing visions of historic health care reform Thursday in an exhausting, often-testy live-on-TV debate. Far from any accord, Obama signaled the Democrats were prepared to push ahead for an all-or-nothing congressional vote.
By Charles Babington, The Associated Press
, February 26, 2010
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