12:30 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

Past Event

Republican Primary Debates: A Live Web Chat with Stephen Hess

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

As we approach the 1-year mark until the next presidential election, the Republican field finally appears settled but lacks a clear frontrunner. With every debate, voters learn more about the candidates and how they might handle the tough issues facing our country.

In the October 19th web chat with POLITICO, expert Stephen Hess took your questions on the most recent Republican debate, assessing the tenor and tone of the conversation and how it might be playing out with voters. What were the candidates’ strong points? Has anyone emerged as a clear leader in the race yet?

Read the transcript >>