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Norfolk State University to host U.S. Senatorial Debate at L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center Oct. 3

For the first time in Norfolk State University’s 85-year history, the university will host a live U.S. Senatorial Debate on campus between Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and the Republican challenger, Daniel Gade, Ph.D., at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. The Oct. 3 debate will focus on racial disparities and inequities in education, healthcare, … Continue reading

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Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump
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Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton’s stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a “dog whistle” that smacked of unmistakable sexism. “Why doesn’t he just say that she needs more testosterone?” said Bennett, a 69-year-old independent from the Philadelphia suburbs who plans to vote … Continue reading

Longwood looks forward to spotlight from VP debate
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Longwood looks forward to spotlight from VP debate

Vice presidential candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence, often overshadowed by their running mates, can get the nation’s undivided attention on Oct. 4 at their one and only debate. The night also will provide a moment in the spotlight for their host, Longwood University, a little-known public school often eclipsed by larger in-state rivals. The … Continue reading

GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence
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GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence

  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Absent Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of the front-runner’s shadow in Thursday night’s debate — a staid, policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of what the GOP contest might have been without the unpredictable businessman. Still, the … Continue reading

In Colorado, GOP presidential hopefuls have promising path
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In Colorado, GOP presidential hopefuls have promising path

DENVER (AP) — Colorado, host of the third Republican presidential debate, is almost perfectly divided among Democrats, Republicans and unaffiliated voters. The state is both an example of how well the GOP can do when it avoids clashes between party factions and a warning of how those conflicts can put the party at risk. A … Continue reading

GOP candidates roll with the punches during third debate
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GOP candidates roll with the punches during third debate

by Mahogany Waldon Last night’s third Republican debate, sponsored by CNBC, proved that the GOP presidential candidates were ready for war and a few candidates took no prisoners.   From Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s rebuttal in regards to Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, to Mike Huckabee’s comments in regards to Donald Trump’s “moral authority,” the overall … Continue reading

Rubio downplays Bush rivalry, aims at Clinton after debate
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Rubio downplays Bush rivalry, aims at Clinton after debate

MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio refused to criticize his rival Jeb Bush during a flurry of television interviews Thursday following a strong performance in the third GOP debate. Rubio instead tried to focus attention on his criticisms of Hillary Rodham Clinton. In a testy exchange that was a debate highlight, Rubio seemed … Continue reading