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Oct 02, 2012, 09:30 ET

According to Open Debates, Three Corporations Withdraw Sponsorship of Commission on Presidential Debates

In response to an organized email and letter-writing campaign, three of the ten corporations identified as sponsors of the Commission on...

Sep 27, 2012, 10:05 ET

Eighteen Pro-Democracy Groups Call On Presidential Debate Commission To Make Secret Contract Public

 Eighteen pro-democracy groups – Open Debates, Common Cause, Public Citizen, Rock the Vote, Judicial Watch, Public Campaign, FairVote,...

Sep 20, 2012, 13:37 ET

Open Debates Criticizes Presidential Debate Commission For Informing Candidates Of Debate Topics

 Election watchdog group Open Debates criticized the Commission on Presidential Debates for revealing the subject matters to be covered during...

Aug 23, 2012, 10:39 ET

Open Debates Calls On Presidential Debate Commission To Make Secret Contract Public

Election watchdog group Open Debates (www.OpenDebates.org) has called on the Commission on Presidential Debates to make public the secret debate...