One of Secretary Clinton's last questions at tonight's CNN townhall debate came from a young Iowan by the name of Brett Rosenberg.
Rosenberg, a bit nervous, began: "Secretary Sander... Clinton... Oh, sorry."
"That's OK," Clinton responded.
The flub drew laughs from the crowd, but the participant in the CNN town hall then suggested that the question had been fed to him:
I can see why they gave you this question... I just wanted to know which of our previous presidents has inspired you most and why...
Clinton responded: Abraham Lincoln.
Tonight's town hall was hosted by CNN's Chris Cuomo, the brother of the Democratic governor of New York and the son of a former Democratic governorRead more
Hillary Clinton warned her audience at a townhall today in New Hampshire that she was about to spew a lot of hot air.
Watch here:Read more
When President Obama visited Jamaica in early April, he held a town hall meeting with "Young Leaders of the Americas" at University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.Read more
President Obama is holding a closed-door White House meeting with "immigration advocacy leaders" this morning, the White House announced. Later today the president will hold an immigration townhall in Miami, which will be broadcast on MSNBC.
"In the morning, the President will meet with immigration advocacy leaders to provide an update on the Administration’s immigration accountability executive actions. This meeting in the Roosevelt Room is closed press," the White House schedule reads.Read more
At a town hall event in upstate New York today, President Obama called on a female wearing an "Obama t-shirt."Read more
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with Bill Kristol, hosted by Michael Graham:Read more
In 2008, Barack Obama promised to cut federal spending, cut wasteful programs, reform Medicare and Social Security, and create "5 million new jobs" in a "new energy economy." At Buzzfeed, Andrew Kaczynski has four videos of Obama making those promises at the town hall debate in 2008. Here, for instance, is Obama talking about the need to reform entitlements in his first term:Read more
President Barack Obama hosted the White House’s first-ever Twitter town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon in which he answered questions on the American economy and jobs. All questions, submitted via Twitter, where answered in a live forum to a small audience. Many of the questions were preselected.
Paul Ryan received a standing ovation Thursday afternoon during the Q&A part of his meeting with constituents at a high school auditorium in a suburb of Milwaukee.Read more
Obama's townhall event at Facebook was quite the thing to behold. To say it was a friendly atmosphere for the president would be something of an understatement. The president enjoyed lots of softballs and applause and was never challenged on his answers. Based on his interaction with a local Texas TV reporter earilier this week -- that's just the way he likes it.Read more
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