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Jon Ossoff’s debate zingers, remarks about antisemitism, go viral

“First, you were lengthening my nose in attack ads to remind everybody that I’m Jewish,” Ossoff said. “Then when that didn’t work, you started calling me some kind of an Islamic terrorist."

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
31/10/2020
President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Biden in their 2nd debate in Nashville

Candidates tone it down at final debate that focuses mostly on policy

The candidates faced off for some 90 minutes, mostly around the response for COVID-19, the economy, and health insurance.

Debra Messing receiving her Hollywood Star of Fame, October 2017

For Debra Messing, antisemitism never goes away, we simply fight it anew

In her latest podcast episode, Messing reflected on antisemitism's influence on her upbringing and political identity.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the first 2

Trump-Biden debate will feature 'mute' button after chaotic first clash

Trump repeatedly interrupted Biden during a chaotic and ill-tempered debate on Sept. 29, at one point provoking Biden to snap: "Will you shut up, man?"

By REUTERS
20/10/2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the first 2020 presidential campaign debat

Biden attacks Trump's COVID-19 response as rivals hold separate town halls

Although the two candidates were not sharing a stage, it was immediately clear that the coronavirus pandemic, and Trump's recent bout with COVID-19, would be a major topic at both events.

By REUTERS
16/10/2020

Pence-Harris debate skipped over important topics, moderator says

Though major topics like immigration were skipped over and both Pence and Harris dodged some questions, the debate was considered far more civil than the Trump-Biden debate.

11/10/2020

Trump rejects virtual debate, says may hold a campaign rally on Saturday

"I'm not going to waste my time on a virtual debate. That's not what debating is all about. You sit behind a computer and do a debate - it's ridiculous, and then they cut you off whenever they want."

By REUTERS
09/10/2020

Pence, Harris, clash over Iran nuclear agreement during debate

Harris criticized Trump for withdrawing from the deal and said it had put the US "in a position where we are less safe."

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris launches her campaign for President of the United States

US women gear up to watch Harris in historic VP debate

After Trump tested positive for the coronavirus last week, the two people who would be next in line for the presidency behind two septuagenarians has taken on outsized significance.

By REUTERS
08/10/2020

Facebook will remove 'militarized' calls for U.S. election poll watchers

Facebook also said that it would respond to candidates or parties making premature claims of victory or contesting declared outcomes by adding labels and notifications with authoritative information.

By REUTERS
08/10/2020
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