Key debate moments in history

Arizona Sen. John McCain, left, the presidential candidate,
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Arizona Sen. John McCain, left, the presidential candidate, refers to the Democratic presidential candidate, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, as "that one" during the second presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. on Oct. 7, 2008. McCain's comment was viewed as disrespectful toward the first African-American presidential candidate nominated by a major party. Obama won the election. (Credit: AP)

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Under the glaring lights of the national stage, presidential and vice presidential candidates can make or break their campaigns. Here are some of the most notable.

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