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Romney's 'Big Bird' debate comment stirs social media

Who knew Sesame Street's Big Bird would play a role in tonight's presidential debate in Denver? About 30 minutes into the verbal contest between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the former governor explained that he would cut what he considers non-essential items in the budget, including cuts to PBS, which employs debate moderator Jim Lehrer.


CNN's Candy Crowley among 4 debate moderators

CNN's Candy Crowley has been named a moderator of a presidential debates this fall, marking the first time in 20 years that a woman will be posing the questions. The Commission on Presidential Debates also announced Jim Lehrer of PBS, Bob Schieffer of CBS News and Martha Raddatz of ABC News as debate moderators.


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