The new Colonial Ale, created by Blue Point Blue Point Brewing unveils ‘debate beer’

Blue Point Brewing Co. unveiled its “debate beer” — a craft brew based on a recipe from George Washington — that it will debut outside the presidential debate at Hofstra University next week.

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FILE- In this Monday, May 23, 2011 file Putin names new speaker of Russian parliament

Russian President Vladimir Putin has named his top political strategist to serve as the speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house

GOP presidential nominee, Vice President George H.W. Bush Opinion: Hofstra debate won’t sway election results

We tend to forget that debates are a recent phenomenon, dating to the dawn of TV.