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Where to Watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will take place on Monday, Sept. 26, beginning at 9pm ET. The debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and is slated to be 90 minutes long. NBC News anchor Lester Holt will moderate this long-awaited first presidential debate, which will be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by the moderator. The topics for the first debate were announced this week and sound fairly vague: “America’s Direction,” “Achieve Prosperity” and “Securing America.” […]

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All The Way: Bryan Cranston on playing a purposeful LBJ as the “accidental” president’s achievements are jeopardized today

All the Way premieres Sunday, May 21 at 8/7CT on HBO. Forty-seven years after he left the White House, Lyndon Baines Johnson is having something of a renaissance. Most of us know “LBJ” as the droning, jowly Texan who became president when Lee Harvey Oswald trained his gun on John F. Kennedy and quashed America’s Camelot dreams. What you recall from there (if you recall a single thing) depends on your age, your race, your geography … maybe your family ties. But not a day goes by that you aren’t affected by Johnson’s policies, the social-minded core of which is ground zero […]

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For President Obama’s Last White House Correspondents Dinner, Let’s Look Back at His Epic Trump Takedown From 2011

The 2016 White House Correspondents dinner, taking place April 30 (you can catch live coverage, including arrivals, beginning at 6pm ET on C-SPAN) represents President Barack Obama’s eighth and final appearance at the dinner. During the course of the past eight years, a number of hilarious headliners have hosted the event, from Wanda Sykes and Conan O’Brien to Seth Meyers and Jimmy Kimmel, with Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore hosting this year. But many of them have been overshadowed in entertainment value by the president himself, whose charisma and comic timing have made for some memorable moments at the dinner, and […]

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Ahead of New York primary, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton debate on CNN

As we head toward the important New York primary next Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face-off in a Brooklyn debate. Both candidates have roots in New York State, and things have been getting testy recently among the candidates and their supporters, so it should be interesting viewing. The debate, which takes place at the Duggal Greenhouse on the Brooklyn Navy Yard, will begin at 9pm ET on CNN. Wolf Blitzer will moderate, with CNN’s Dana Bash and NY1’s Errol Louis, who is also a CNN political commentator, joining as questioners. The CNN Democratic Debate between […]

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“Donald Trump” and “Bernie Sanders” will face off in an @midnight debate tonight

Comedy Central’s hit late-night series @midnight, which you can usually see trending on Twitter most weeknights, will be staging its own political debate tonight (March 23). The debate pits Donald Trump (played by Anthony Atamanuik) against Bernie Sanders (played by James Adomian). The two actors star in the comedy show Trump vs. Bernie: The Debate Tour 2016, which is currently on tour. The two “candidates” will field questions from the debate moderator, @midnight host Chris Hardwick. Being the interactive show that it is, it sounds like the episode will also field recorded questions from viewers who use the hashtag #MidnightDebate. It might be […]

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When are this week’s Democratic and Republican debates?

In the wake of yesterday’s big primary results — particularly in Michigan, where Donald Trump won on the Republican side, and Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset win over Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side — the presidential candidates from both sides will immediately take part in more debates this week, leading into next Tuesday’s big primary elections, which will feature big states like Florida, Illinois, North Carolina and Ohio. The Democratic candidates for president, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, will take part in the Univision Democratic debate on March 9, beginning at 9pm ET. It will be held […]