presidential-debates

Five facts you need to know about China’s currency manipulation

The "currency manipulator" question made a lot of sense in 2000 or 2004 or 2008. It doesn't make much sense in 2012. But the political conversation on this issue, as so often happens, hasn't quite caught up to the facts.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 22, 2012

What Team Obama liked in last night’s debate

Almost everyone -- myself included -- thought Obama came off listless and unprepared. He clearly lost the night. But he didn't make any big mistakes. Romney, by contrast, was aggressive and quick on his feet. But, more so than Obama, he might come to regret a few of the things he said.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 4, 2012

How much will the debate move the polls?

That's the key question, right? So here are some of the more thoughtful estimates from the election wonks.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 4, 2012