debate http://kuow.org en What Are The Top 5 Differences Between Obama And Romney On Foreign Policy? http://kuow.org/post/what-are-top-5-differences-between-obama-and-romney-foreign-policy <p>President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will challenge each other on foreign policy in tonight’s third and final presidential debate. How do the candidates plan to handle hot spots like Libya, Syria, and Iran?</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Jenna Montgomery 2047 at http://kuow.org What Are The Top 5 Differences Between Obama And Romney On Foreign Policy? Foreign Policy Takes Center Stage In Final Debate http://kuow.org/post/foreign-policy-takes-center-stage-final-debate Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>And I'm David Greene. Good morning.<p>Tonight the presidential candidates meet for the final debate of this presidential election. President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney will be in Boca Raton, Florida. The event will focus on foreign policy, which was never expected to rival the economy as a major issue in this campaign. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:11:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 2106 at http://kuow.org When Did Presidential Debates Become Such A Big Deal? http://kuow.org/post/when-did-presidential-debates-become-such-big-deal <p>The presidential debates are a major factor in this year’s race for the White House. When did the debates become such a big deal?&nbsp;</p><p>Historian Kenneth Davis tells us the story of America’s presidential debates and talks about his new book, <a href="http://dontknowmuch.com/">"Don’t Know Much About The American Presidents.</a><em><a href="http://dontknowmuch.com/">"</a></em></p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 19:52:50 +0000 David Hyde 1867 at http://kuow.org When Did Presidential Debates Become Such A Big Deal? Personal Attacks Punctuate Final Wash. Gov Debate http://kuow.org/post/personal-attacks-punctuate-final-wash-gov-debate The fifth and final debate between Washington’s candidates for governor was punctuated by personal attacks. Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna met in Seattle Tuesday night. The format encouraged them to engage each other.<p>One of the most personal exchanges came when the candidates had a chance to pose a question of each other. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:54:00 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1838 at http://kuow.org Personal Attacks Punctuate Final Wash. Gov Debate Wash. Governor Candidates Vow No New Taxes, With Caveats http://kuow.org/post/wash-governor-candidates-vow-no-new-taxes-caveats OLYMPIA, Wash. – Ballots are about to go out in Washington. In the race for governor, both candidates are pledging to veto tax hikes. But Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay Inslee also leave themselves some wiggle room.<p>The issue of taxes comes up a lot in the Washington race for governor. That’s because the state faces another $1 billion shortfall, plus the next governor will likely have to come up with $1 billion more for schools in the next budget.<p>McKenna says if elected he would veto any increase in state sales or business taxes. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 00:08:00 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1839 at http://kuow.org Wash. Governor Candidates Vow No New Taxes, With Caveats