presidential debate http://kcur.org en Romney's Debate Performance Swings Polls In His Favor http://kcur.org/post/romneys-debate-performance-swings-polls-his-favor In the five days since Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was declared by many the winner of the first presidential debate, political watchers have waited to see if polls would shift in response to his performance. And, they did.<p>Not only has the Gallup tracking poll tightened to a tie — 47-47 — but the Pew poll, which last month found President Obama with a strong lead among likely voters — 51-43 — has also seen a huge swing. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:25:00 +0000 editor 25684 at http://kcur.org Romney's Debate Performance Swings Polls In His Favor The Men In The Middle: Jim Lehrer, Big Bird Caught In Debate Crossfire http://kcur.org/post/men-middle-jim-lehrer-big-bird-caught-debate-crossfire <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oWmGDsbq3o</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:42:00 +0000 editor 25521 at http://kcur.org The Men In The Middle: Jim Lehrer, Big Bird Caught In Debate Crossfire Presidential Debate: An NPR Live Chat http://kcur.org/post/presidential-debate-npr-live-chat <p>President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney face off from Denver Wednesday night in their first televised presidential debate. Jim Lehrer of PBS's <em>Newshour</em> will moderate.</p><p>If you're not content to simply yell at the television, join NPR's live chat below to get in your two cents and engage in relevant conversation during the event.</p><p>The discussion starts here at 7:30 p.m. CST and live coverage of the debates begins at 8 p.m. on KCUR 89.3 FM and <a href="http://kcur.org/listen-live" target="_blank">kcur.org/listen-live</a>.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:03:00 +0000 KCUR 25494 at http://kcur.org Presidential Debate: An NPR Live Chat