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A debate is a discussion between two or more parties with different viewpoints on a subject, who attempt to show that their opinion is superior to others by defending their reasons.

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If a party holds no primary debates, how does a lesser known candidate express his views in a forum specific to the party?

Background Back in April, Bill Weld expressed his decision to run for President on the Republican Ticket. However, since the announcement on April 15th, he has not had any public moments of import. ...
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What is the “It was my understanding, that there would be no math” quote based on?

There is a notorious SNL skit where Chevy Chase portrays Gerald Ford at a debate, and to a budgetary question replies: It was my understanding that there would be no math during the debates. Now, I ...
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Sources for typed political debates

I generally feel like oral debates tend to lack nuance, be unconcise, and even worse, allow for many half-facts without proper sources. Typed, email-like debates where experts can go back and forth ...
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Are there any high profile candidates that debate with the aid of the internet?

In any democratic countries, are there examples of high profile political candidates that enter public debates with explicit use of internet resources in real time? The following are some ...