Top 10 memorable debate moments (part two)
June 11th, 2011
07:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Top 10 memorable debate moments (part two)

(CNN) – We remember how the nation was surprised when, in 1960, Richard Nixon showed up to the first televised debate with John F. Kennedy looking tired, pasty and with visible razor stubble, a stark contrast to the young, fresh senator form Massachusetts would later take the White House. Or Ronald Reagan quipping to Jimmy Carter in 1980 after one of his attacks on the California governor, “There you go again.”

Over the next few days leading up to CNN’s first Republican debate in New Hampshire on Monday, June 13 at 8 p.m., we’ll take a look at the 10 Most Memorable Moments of recent debates.
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CNN New Hampshire GOP Debate: Join in now
June 10th, 2011
03:00 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN New Hampshire GOP Debate: Join in now

(CNN) - CNN invites you to participate in Monday's first debate between 2012 Republican presidential candidates in the key early voting state of New Hampshire.

Seven presidential contenders will take to the stage on the campus of Saint Anselm College: Rep. Michele Bachmann; businessman and talk show host Herman Cain; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich; Rep. Ron Paul; former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty; former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney; and former Sen. Rick Santorum.

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Top 10 memorable debate moments (part one)
June 10th, 2011
02:18 PM ET
3 years ago

Top 10 memorable debate moments (part one)

(CNN)–We remember how the nation was surprised when, in 1960, Richard Nixon showed up to the first televised debate with John F. Kennedy look tired, pasty and with visible razor stubble, a stark contrast to the young, fresh senator form Massachusetts would later take the White House. Or Ronald Reagan quipping to Jimmy Carter in 1980 after one of his attacks on the California governor, “There you go again.”

Over the next few days leading up to CNN’s first Republican debate in New Hampshire on Monday, June 13 at 8 p.m., we’ll take a look at the 10 Most Memorable Moments of recent debates.
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Leading candidates set to meet in first New Hampshire debate
June 3rd, 2011
06:02 AM ET
3 years ago

Leading candidates set to meet in first New Hampshire debate

Washington (CNN) – After months of criss-crossing the country and trying to woo potential supporters in early voting states, seven Republicans hoping to capture their party's presidential nomination will meet this month for the first New Hampshire debate of the 2012 election.

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, businessman Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will participate in the June 13 debate on the campus of Saint Anselm College.

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Criteria for the New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate
June 3rd, 2011
03:30 AM ET
3 years ago

Criteria for the New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate

Washington (CNN)–CNN, WMUR and the New Hampshire Union Leader created objective criteria to determine who would participate in the New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate. The debate partners determined that the definition of a candidate was a person who was taking substantive steps towards a presidential run and reached a minimum threshold in national or state polls. Participants had three different opportunities to be eligible to take part in the debate:

1. A candidate must have received an average of at least 2.00 % in at least three national polls released between April 1 and April 30 that were conducted by the following: ABC, AP, Bloomberg, CBS, CNN, FOX, Gallup, Los Angeles Times, Marist, McClatchy, NBC, Newsweek, Pew, Quinnipiac, Reuters, USA Today and Time.

2. A candidate must have received an average of at least 2.00 % in at least three national polls released between May 1 and May 31 that were conducted by the following: ABC, AP, Bloomberg, CBS, CNN, FOX, Gallup, Los Angeles Times, Marist, McClatchy, NBC, Newsweek, Pew, Quinnipiac, Reuters, USA Today and Time.

3. A candidate must have received an average of at least 2.00 % in polls of New Hampshire voters conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center released between May 1 and May 31.

– On Monday, June 13, CNN will host the first New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate, live from Manchester, NH at 8 p.m. ET. Follow all the issues and campaign news leading up to the debate on CNNPolitics.com and @cnnpolitics on Twitter.


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