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# TV debate

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# US Election
Quiz: How well do you know these moments from televised political debates?
Here are some highs and lows of televised election debates ahead of Round One of the US presidential election tonight.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you watch the seven-way leaders' debate tomorrow?
RTÉ are broadcasting live from NUI Galway on Monday night.
# medicare for all
'I wrote the damn bill': Bernie comes out fighting as Democrats clash in presidential debate
Sanders grew agitated as he defended his Medicare for All bill.
# Interview
Micheál Martin: 'The argument is that if we legislate for abortion we'll become like England. That's not true. This is Ireland'
Martin describes himself as pro-life, but he said as a legislator, he has to face the reality of the situation.
# TV debate
Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.
# What We Learned
9 things you need to know about the TV3/Newstalk leaders' debate
It was an eventful night in Ballymount.
# The High Table Interview
Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's one-on-one with
The Taoiseach paid a visit to our HQ this week and he had plenty to say…
# Debate challenge
Mary Lou: I'll take on Joan Burton any time, any place
Ding dong.
# Political wallop
'He probably should have done it': Kenny's TV debate refusal divides politicians
While Minister Pat Rabbitte said it was his view that Enda Kenny should have debated abolition, Fine Gael chairman Charlie Flanagan insisted that the Taoiseach engaged “up and down the country”.
# Seanad referendum
McDowell's big book and 17 tweets from last night's Seanad referendum debate
He hasn’t gone away you know…
# Seanad referendum
Bruton: I haven't been asked to take part in RTÉ debate
Enda Kenny has said ‘no’ to an invitation to appear in the Prime Time programme, but Richard Bruton says he’s not in a position to confirm who might represent Fine Gael on Tuesday.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Enda Kenny take part in a TV debate on the Seanad?
The Taoiseach has turned down an invitation from Prime Time and accused Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin of attention seeking in regard to the debate.
# TV debate
Taoiseach: Micheál Martin is looking for notice and an opportunity
RTÉ has confirmed Enda Kenny had turned down an invitation to a TV debate. But the Fianna Fáil leader has said he hopes the Taoiseach will change his mind.
# Seanad referendum
Martin: I'm turning up for Seanad TV debate... but no one knows if the Taoiseach will
Micheál Martin has also said he has been invited by TV3 and Vincent Browne to debate Seanad abolition with the Taoiseach next week, in addition to the planned Prime Time debate on Tuesday.
Column: There's an art to public speaking – Enda should stick to these simple guidelines
Enda Kenny is under pressure to step up to the plate after Micheál Martin accepted an invitation to a head-to-head debate on the Seanad referendum. Our Taoiseach could use a crash course in communications and presentation training, writes Rory Egan.
# Seanad referendum
Martin accepts RTÉ invite to debate on Seanad abolition but Taoiseach not keen
Micheál Martin has accepted an invitation to a head-to-head debate between the party leaders on 1 October but will the Taoiseach?
# Seanad referendum
"I don't want to embarrass you" - Taoiseach's excuse for not doing TV debate with Martin
Enda Kenny clashed with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at the first Leaders’ Questions of the new Dáil term today.
# Enda talks
'They're now free spirits': Taoiseach on RA rebels, Seanad and his future
Enda Kenny gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland this morning. Here’s what he said.
# Seanad referendum
Martin to Taoiseach: Let's have a TV debate, Enda: Let's do it at Leaders' Questions
The Fianna Fáil leader said he is willing to debate Kenny “on every outlet that will host us”.
# no shots fired
Video: Jordanian MP pulls a gun on critic during TV debate
You wouldn’t even get that on Vincent Browne…
# fiscal compacted
Referendum roundup: 8 days to go
Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.
# France
Video: 'It's a lie! It's a lie!' - Hollande and Sarkozy in ill-tempered debate
With Francois Hollande in the lead, French president Nicolas Sarkozy traded blows his Socialist challenger ahead of Sunday’s presidential election vote.
# Billionaire brawl
Watch: Russian billionaire attacks opponent on TV
During a heated debate Alexander Lebedev floored his opponent, later writing: “I neutralised him.”