The second presidential debate starts off frosty and quickly gets personal. Analysis of how the two candidates performed.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will share the stage for the first time at Monday's presidential debate. A primer on what to look for during the highly anticipated event. 

Without even mentioning the election, President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address last night included a number of critiques of the rhetoric from Republican candidates who are preparing for tomorrow's debate in South Carolina. Political communications expert Jason DeSanto discusses the president’s speech and upcoming debate.

The general consensus: Last week's GOP presidential debate on CNBC was a disaster, but it has led to a lot of discussion over what sort of format and approach upcoming debates should take. Newton Minow, who has been called the father of televised presidential debates, joins our discussion.

Jason DeSanto, senior lecturer at Northwestern University School of Law, picks apart President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address. What were the areas of focus? What are the implications for the year ahead?

We break down President Obama’s State of the Union address with Northwestern Law Senior Lecturer Jason DeSanto. Watch the address.

Barack Obama gets sworn in for his second term as President of the United States. We break down his second inaugural address.

President Obama is looking to avoid another lackluster performance at Tuesday's town hall debate. Jason DeSanto has more on what each candidate needs to succeed. 

The Republican primaries are all but over; Mitt Romney is the presumptive nominee. Focus now turns to the general election and the battle between Romney and President Obama. We take a look at the evolving race for President.

It's Super Tuesday. Ten states are holding primaries and caucuses. Political analyst Jason DeSanto tells us what tonight's results could mean for the four remaining Republican candidates.

On Wednesday night, the remaining four GOP presidential hopefuls had their 20th debate. Did Rick Santorum solidify his surge or did Mitt Romney seize much-needed momentum? Northwestern's Jason DeSanto is here to help us keep score.

The race for the Republican presidential nomination moves ahead as Mitt Romney takes the important Florida primary. What fueled Romney's comeback and what's next in this election season?

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. What will his message be, and is it the real start of the presidential campaign?