Free Essays on 2008 Presidential Debate

  1. Presidential Debates: Changing the Way We Vote

    Presidential Debates: How they change the way we vote Wright State University To the Durr Foundation for its Instrument Development and Research Proposal Writing Workshop on Voter Perceptions of Presidential Elections 2008 and 2012 in Buenos Aires, Argentina from January...

  2. How Significant Are Presidential TV Debates In A Presidential Election

    How Significant are Presidential TV Debates in a Presidential Election? Televised debates have become an important aspect of every presidential election. The first general election presidential debate was held on September 26, 1960, between Democratic nominee U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President...

  3. 2012 Presidential Debates

    2012 Debates In the past month, there have been four debates: three between the main presidential candidates, Governor Romney and incumbent Obama, and one between their respective vice presidential candidates, Senator Paul Ryan and incumbent Biden. The first presidential debate was located at University...

  4. Presidential Debates 2012

    Presidential debates 2012 On October 3rd 2012 governor Romney and President Obama met for the first debates. The topics focus on domestic policy. The overall impression of President Obama was that he looked tired and bored. Governor Romney started off very aggressively by looking back at President...

  5. Did the party Leader Debates, held for the first time in the UK during the 2010 election, matter?

    Did the party Leader Debates, held for the first time in the UK during the 2010 election, matter? The UK General Election of 2010 saw the introduction of a new and game-changing form of election campaign – the televised Leaders’ Debates. Following suit with what could be considered a necessity in all...

  6. Debate

    Political Science Presidential Debates 2008 Vote for Change! It is true that this can be one of the most important elections in history. Senator Barack Obama the countrys first African American presidential candidate, and war veteran Senator John McCain. Obama...

  7. Not a Vote Wasted: a Look Into Third Party Votes in 2012 Presidential Election

    Not a Vote Wasted: A Look Into Third Party Votes in 2012 Presidential Election While most of the country was tied up with the competition going on during the 2012 Presidential Election between the Democrat and Republican Presidential candidates, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, many other Americans were...

  8. Presidental Debate

    important presidential elections in history creeps near, the candidates become more headstrong and the news coverage is increased immensely. The recent debate between Senator Barrack Obama and Senator John McCain was crucial to the current race as it was the most watched presidential debate since 1995...

  9. Evaluate the importance of the ‘invisible primary’ in the selection of presidential candidates

    run a successful campaign. One reason why the invisible primary is important in selecting the presidential candidate is it helps to sort out the weaker candidates from the stronger ones e.g. in the 2008 election, Joe Biden and Chris Dodd pulled out of the democratic race immediately after the first...

  10. Election Debate

    September 15th, 2008 I chose the presidential election because of a couple reasons. The presidential election is probably one of the biggest issues at this present moment, and it will impact the entire United States for the years to come. I find this topic particularly interesting because I would...

  11. Body Language and the Last Presidential Election

    �PAGE � �PAGE �1� Balaresque Antoine Balaresque Professor XXX English 1 December 15, 2009 Body Language and the Last Presidential Election One's visual image has a much bigger impact on the audience than his or her words because it creates a much greater recall for one's message (Reiman 101)....

  12. Presidential Elections 2012

    | Presidential Elections 2012 | A Second Term for President Obama? | | Abstract: With the 2012 Presidential elections less than one year away, speculations are high on who will be the winning candidate. The Democratic Party’s candidate Barack Obama is the incumbent and has some significant...

  13. Obama 2008 Case Write-Up

    discussed in the Stanford case study, the 2008 election was highly unique and influenced by the role of evolving digital media practices, new technologies, and increased voter participation. I think the most interesting take away lesson from the 2008 presidential election and Obama’s media department is...

  14. To What Extent Is the Cult of the Personality Prevalent in U.S. Presidential Elections?

    examine the debate surrounding the causes of this consider some examples to the contrary and finally, conclude whether personality is as influential in elections as claimed. It has been demonstrated by researchers and analysts that the personality cult has impacted upon the presidential system...

  15. Debate

    Part 1- Presidential Debate Reflection In tonight’s debate we saw a different, transformed Obama, and it made a very big difference. In the first debate Governor Mitt Romney was relaxed and confident and in command; Obama was practically absent. Tonight, Obama was on his game, confidently aggressive...

  16. Obama s 2008

     Obama’s 2008 Campaign Filiberto Curiel Soto A01152212 January 28, 2015 Introduction All American campaigns have involved from its beginning contenders from different parties. The way to make campaigns has been evolving over the years. From the beginning, all the candidates used to make a national...

  17. The Religiosity of Presidential Elections

    The Religiosity of Presidential Elections In early 2012, the political tumult over providing contraception to employees of religiously affiliated institutions reminds us again of the symbiotic relationship between American government and religion. The debate has taken on greater significance in light...

  18. The Influence of Saturday Night Live on the 2008 Election

    The Influence of Saturday Night Live On August 29th, 2008 Senator John McCain announced his decision of electing Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential Candidate. This declaration provoked controversy amongst many of the United States citizens and while the majority of the people supported McCain, there...

  19. 2008 Presidential Debate

    The presidential debate on October 7 2008 was nothing I was interested in but it was very helpful in some cases to watch. It helped me further my understandings on both of their ideas to help out the mortgage situation. For example, after someone from the audience asked John McCain a question evolving...

  20. The Role of the Economy in Presidential Elections

    The Role of the Economy in Presidential Elections There are many factors that can influence a presidential election in the United States. One of the most important factors is the economy. It is always one of the top debate topics which candidates must pay close attention to. What makes it such an...

  21. Position Paper for 2008 Democratic Presidential Candidate Barak Obama

    the defensive against conservative Republican policies and propaganda. Advocating, charismatically, politics for the common good, as does our 2008 Presidential candidate, Senator Barak Obama, is the only way that our once-great party can again build a platform that is clear and trustworthy. In the wake...

  22. The Role of Religion in Presidential Elections

    The Role of Religion in Presidential Elections “The relationship between faith, reason, and fear sometimes resembles…rock, paper, scissors (45).” This is the opening sentence in chapter two of Al Gore’s book, The Assault on Reason. In this chapter Gore talks about how fear takes over reason, reason...

  23. Media Effect on Presidential Campaign

    Election Editorial Media Effect On Presidential Campaign The mass media communication industry is a multi-billion business. On average, American people watch about 1,550 hours of television, listen about 1,200 hours of radio and spend about 180 hours reading newspapers each year...

  24. Presidential Debate Part #2

    Michael Brown English 115 Presidential Debate Part #2 10/14/2008 Barack Obama and John McCain Barack Obama and John McCain clashed repeatedly over the causes and cures for the worst economic crisis in 80 years Tuesday night in a debate in which Republican McCain...

  25. Presidential Debate: Obama and Mccain

    Composition I Presidential Debate October 15, 2008 During the Debate Candidate Obama and McCain debated over taxes, trade, Oil and many other things. Senator John McCain disappointed me when he kept interrupting Candidate Obama. Right after the half way point during the debate Candidate Obama...

  26. The Presidential Debate

    Presidential Debate During the debate candidates Barrack Obama and John McCain spoke about the number one topic going on throughout the country, the falling economy. Obama is proposing to focus more on jobs in America, providing tax cuts for middle class families, help homeowners. Obama is emphasizing...

  27. The Great Debate

    The Great Debate In the Presidential Election of 2012 I am a firm supporter of President Obama. I believe that he truly does want to pursue what the people of the United States want. He has a plan to help us get out of the mess that he was left in after he took over office for former President Bush...

  28. English Only Debate

    Running head: ENGLISH ONLY DEBATE The English Only Debate Layne Smith Grand Canyon University Instructor: Dr. Rollen Fowler ESL 523 / English Language Teaching Foundations and Methods Revised July 30, 2008 Abstract This paper describes some of the issues relating to the proponents and opponents...

  29. Debates on Marijuana

    The current debate about the legalization of marijuana is ongoing. The pros and cons are an issue, but there is also debate about values. There are two sides of this debate, those who are for marijuana legalization and those who are opposed to marijuana legalization. The side that is opposing legalization...

  30. Democratic Debate Reaction Paper

    Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 campaign, which aired on CNN. The debate took place in Las Vegas at the Wynn casino. The debate was made up of five candidates, consisting of Hilary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb, and Lincoln Chafee. Before watching the debate, I knew that...