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Updated: The most comprehensive presidential debate highlight reel of all time

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Politics,Beltway Confidential,Charlie Spiering

Setting the stage for tonight’s debate is our video of some of the best Presidential and Vice Presidential debate moments in history. Did we miss any that you would like to see included? Let us know in the comments below. . .

Here are the moments highlighted in the video:

1976 Presidential Debate: Republican Gerald Ford: “There is no Soviet domination of eastern Europe

1976 Vice Presidential Debate: Republican Bob Dole complains about “Democrat wars”

1980 Republican Presidential debate: Ronald Reagan: “I’m paying for this microphone!”

1980 Presidential Debate: Ronald Reagan responds to Jimmy Carter: “There you go again”

1984 Presidential Debate: Ronald Reagan responds to a question about his age

1988 Vice Presidential Debate: Democrat Lloyd Bentsen vs. Republican Dan Quayle: “You’re no Jack Kennedy”

1988 Presidential Debate: Michael Dukakis on the death penalty

1992 Vice Presidential Debate Independent Admiral James Stockdale: “Who am I?” and Stockdale’s brain freeze

1992 Presidential Debate: President George H.W. Bush checks his watch

1992 Presidential Debate: Ross Perot: “I’m all ears”

October 1996 Presidential Debate: Bob Dole’s “crack baby” moment

2000 Presidential Debate: “Lockbox” vs. “Fuzzy math”

2000 Presidential Debate: Al Gore tries to intimidate George W. Bush

2000 Presidential Debate: Al Gore’s sigh

2003: Democratic Presidential Debate: Who has smoked marijuana?

2004 Vice Presidential Debate: Joe Lieberman and Dick Cheney talk about the private sector

2004 Presidential Debate: George W. Bush’s brain freeze

2004 Presidential Debate: John Kerry refers to Dick Cheney’s daughter

2007 Democratic presidential debate: ‘Billium the Snowman”

2007 Democratic Presidential Debate: Is Obama black enough?

2007 Democratic Presidential Debate: Kucinich’s UFO sighting

2008 Democratic Presidential Debate: Barack Obama says Hillary Clinton is “likable enough.”

2008 Presidential Debate: John McCain refers to Barack Obama as “That one”

2008 Vice Presidential Debate: Joe Biden and Sarah Palin

2011 Republican Presidential Debate: Tim Pawlenty waffles on ‘Obamneycare”

2011 Republican Presidential Debate: Gary Johnson jokes about shovel ready jobs

2011 Republican Presidential Debate: Rick Perry vs. Mitt Romney

2012 Republican Presidential Debate: Mitt Romney’s $10,000 bet

2011 Republican Presidential Debate: Rick Perry’s brain freeze

 

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