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

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English Publication Date: October 10, 2014 Source: The Nation Country: Malawi

President Peter Mutharika held a working group luncheon with opposition political party leaders who participated in the May 20 Tripartite Elections to discuss various issues affecting the country.

English Publication Date: October 9, 2014 Source: WRAL Country: United States

Two U.S. Senate candidates threw out words such as "shameless" and "spineless" Thursday night as they ratcheted up their attacks in their final debate before the Nov. 4 election.

English Publication Date: October 9, 2014 Source: Independent Country: United Kingdom

David Cameron is under pressure to start negotiations on TV election debates with the other party leaders after Labour and the Liberal Democrats accused him of trying to sabotage the programmes.

English Publication Date: October 9, 2014 Source: Journal Sentinel Country: United States

After more than a year of shadowing one another on the campaign trail in speeches, rallies and attack ads, Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democrat Mary Burke meet face-to-face Friday night in an hourlong televised debate in Eau Claire.

English Publication Date: October 9, 2014 Source: Wrex Country: United States

The candidates in the race for Illinois governor presented contrasting views on the economic climate in Illinois.

English Publication Date: October 9, 2014 Source: Wabi TV5 Country: United States

It was the second time in 24 hours the three candidates in the race for governor squared off. The candidates answered questions on topics like education, the future of charter schools and raising the minimum wage.

English Publication Date: October 9, 2014 Source: Wrex Country: United States

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) are meeting for their first true debate of the Illinois governor's race

English Publication Date: October 8, 2014 Source: Cincinati Country: United States

In their first debate, Campbell County judge-executive hopefuls Steve Pendery, the incumbent Republican, and his Democratic challenger Ken Rechtin addressed a slew of the hot-button issues from the Brent Spence Bridge to Sanitation District No. 1...

English Publication Date: October 8, 2014 Source: New Leader Country: United States

With election day less than a month away, both candidates have sharpened their attacks on each other in recent weeks through negative television ads. They took hard swipes at each other Tuesday.

English Publication Date: October 8, 2014 Source: KCRG Country: United States

Amid a sea of attack ads that may be their introduction to voters, both candidates for Iowa’s 1st Congressional District were mostly tame and on point during Wednesday’s debate at Coe College in Cedar Rapids.