This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

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English Publication Date: May 26, 2014 Source: The Globe and Mail Country: Canada

Rob Ford is on the sidelines, but the city’s controversial leader remains a strong presence among the candidates who want to replace him, with contenders jockeying for position as the best choice to continue his agenda or move away from it.

English Publication Date: May 26, 2014 Source: Durham Radio News Country: Canada

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath came out swinging at the first leaders’ debate of the June 12th Ontario election campaign on Monday in Thunder Bay, calling the Liberal government corrupt.

English Publication Date: May 26, 2014 Source: CTV News Country: Canada

Tim Hudak dodged questions as to why he chose to snub Monday's televised leaders debate in northern Ontario, opting instead to visit a southern Ontario factory to warn he would freeze public-sector wages....

English Publication Date: May 22, 2014 Source: Kyiv Post Country: Ukraine

Renat Kuzmin, the former deputy prosecutory general, and Oleh Lyashko, the nationalist Radical Party leader, participate in debates ahead of Ukraine's May 25 presidential election.

Spanish Publication Date: May 21, 2014 Source: RCN Radio Country: Colombia

La candidata presidencial del Polo Democrático, Clara Lopez Obregón, y el aspirante de la Alianza Verde, Enrique Peñalosa, fueron los únicos que asistieron a un debate programado por la Universidad Santo Tomás y el Canal Capital.

Spanish Publication Date: May 21, 2014 Source: El País Country: Colombia

A cuatro días de las elecciones a la Presidencia de la República, la Procuraduría General de la Nación cuestionó que no se haya realizado un solo debate presidencial en el que estén todos los candidatos.

English Publication Date: May 21, 2014 Source: WKMS Country: United States

A day after the Kentucky primary election, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is challenging his Democratic opponent to a series of debates. McConnell has notoriously avoided statewide debates with his past political opponents, so this...

English Publication Date: May 19, 2014 Source: CBC News Country: Canada

Liberals, NDP confirmed, Progressive Conservatives considering, Green Party not invited. The battle to become Ontario's next premier is headed north. The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association [NOMA] says the Northern Leaders Debate is...

English Publication Date: May 16, 2014 Source: Toronto Sun Country: Canada

Ontario’s Green Party is crying foul after being left out of yet another televised debate. Mike Schreiner, leader of the provincial wing of the oft-overlooked political party known for its pro-environment and at-times controversial policies, was...

English Publication Date: May 16, 2014 Source: Argus Leader Country: United States

Mike Rounds fended off attacks Thursday night from most of his four Republican rivals for the U.S. Senate in the first and possibly only televised debate of the race. The 90-minute forum, hosted by South Dakota Public Broadcasting, started slowly...