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What Obama and Romney said at the final presidential debate
What Obama and Romney said at the final presidential debate
News Billy Rennison 10/22/2012 at 11:28PM

More than 17,000 words were spoken during the third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at Lynn University in Boca Raton. The words uttered tonight will be dissected in the next two weeks ahead of the election on November 6. The most common words were what you would expect to hear [...]

Hofstra University hosts presidential debate
Hofstra University hosts presidential debate
News Billy Rennison 10/17/2012 at 1:25AM

Four years after “Joe the Plumber” rose to prominence during a Hofstra debate, the presidential candidates again descended on the Long Island university for their second matchup ahead of the November election. A carnival-like atmosphere enveloped the campus prior to the town hall-style debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney with giveaways, chants [...]

Presidential Debate 2012: What Obama and Romney said
Presidential Debate 2012: What Obama and Romney said
News Billy Rennison 10/04/2012 at 12:16AM

Nearly 20,000 words were uttered during the first 2012 presidential debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.  Some, even those uttered once (Big Bird), will be dissected and argued about ad infinitum until the next presidential debate on October 16. But the most commonly heard words were talking points many expected to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/31/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 8 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Doctor Zhivago at the Museum of the Moving Image Take in the 1965 classic at the Museum of the Moving Image.  Based on [...]

40th District assembly hopefuls square off in first debate
40th District assembly hopefuls square off in first debate
News Melissa Chan 8/22/2012 at 12:31PM

Six out of seven Assembly hopefuls running in the 40th District race mulled over their top legislative priorities, plans to stir job creation and stances on affordable housing before each were stumped by questions on immigration policy. The would-be state assembly freshmen — Democrats Ethel Chen, Yen Chou, Myungsuk Lee, Ron Kim and Republicans Phil [...]

Debate League comes to Queens
Debate League comes to Queens
News Michael Pantelidis 4/24/2012 at 1:11PM

Around 300 students, parents and teachers from across the city gathered at the Garden School in Jackson Heights this past weekend to watch lively middle school students debate a range of topics during the Metropolitan Debate League’s most recent competition. The debate league, which draws participating teams from all types of schools in the Metropolitan [...]