Hot topics: After chaotic debate, President Trump, Joe Biden try again
Production crew member stand on stage ahead of the final presidential debate between Republican candidate President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)After meeting last month in perhaps the most chaotic debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, will take the stage Thursday to give it another go. Biden and Trump instead participated in dueling town halls on competing television networks. CORONAVIRUSSince the last debate, Trump was diagnosed with and hospitalized for COVID-19. Welker will be the first Black woman to serve as the moderator of a presidential debate since Carole Simpson in 1992.
President Trump wants to hold rally in Florida on Saturday
7:35 p.m.President Donald Trump’s doctor says he fully anticipates Trump can make a “safe return to public engagements” on Saturday. ------4:15 p.m.Democrat Joe Biden is calling on President Donald Trump to stop insulting his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, after the president called her a “monster” during a TV appearance. It’s at least the fifth time Biden has tested negative since President Donald Trump confirmed that he had contracted the coronavirus. “Vice President Biden looks forward to speaking directly to the American people,” deputy Biden campaign manager Kate Bedingfield said in a statement. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates debates made the announcement Thursday morning, a week before the two were scheduled to face on in Miami.
‘These are professional politicians:’ News 6 expert weighs in on vice presidential debate
ORLANDO, Fla. – Vice President Mike Pence and Democrat vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris met on the debate stage for the first and only time Wednesday night in Utah. News 6 anchor Lisa Bell and WKMG-TV political expert Jim Clark watched the debate and answered your questions about the presidential race. For both candidates, who have remained mostly out of the spotlight, the debate gave the public the chance to get to know them better. Vice presidential debates rarely move the needle in significant ways during a presidential election. That typically puts a lot of pressure on vice presidential candidates to stick to cautious talking points.
Fly lands on Vice President Pence’s head during debate, distracting internet
There was briefly another participant swooping into Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate. For several minutes, a fly landed in Vice President Mike Pence’s hair, not moving as he answered questions about racial injustice and whether justice has been done in the death of Breonna Taylor. Conversation about the fly briefly dominated corners of Twitter, where debate watchers discussed their distraction and inability to focus on Pence and California Sen. Kamala Harris' answers. Wednesday night’s intruder wasn’t the first to take center stage at an election-year debate. In 2016, a fly briefly landed between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s eyes during a town hall-style debate with now-President Donald Trump.
Breaking down the 2020 vice presidential debate
Breaking down the 2020 vice presidential debate With less than a month to go before Election Day, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris met in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the only vice presidential debate of 2020. "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell leads CBS News' post-debate coverage.cbsnews.com
Fashion industry standards: Debate over model appearance, size
Fashion industry standards: Debate over model appearance, size Fashion Week in New York City is a chance to take a sneak peek at the latest styles to hit stores, but it's also a chance to scrutinize the world of modeling. Are models too thin? Are their photoshopped ads creating unrealistic body images among women? Vinita Nair reports on how the issue is making its way to Capitol Hill.cbsnews.com
Idaho GOP gubernatorial debate goes viral
Idaho GOP gubernatorial debate goes viral The latest debate among Idaho Republican gubernatorial candidates has the internet buzzing. It featured Governor Butch Otter, Russ Fulcher, Harley Brown and Walt Bayes. While some serious issues were discussed several comments are drawing particular attention.cbsnews.com