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Sept. 14 2007 7:47 AM

The Great Presidential Mashup

What the Democrats have to say about health care, Iraq, and more.

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On Sept. 12, Slate co-sponsored the first-ever online-only presidential mashup with Yahoo! and the Huffington Post. Armed with your questions, Charlie Rose asked the top Democratic presidential candidates about their views on health care, Iraq, education, and other issues. Their video responses, posted on Yahoo! and linked to below, are coded and at your disposal—allowing you to create your own custom candidate forum.

Also below, you'll find John Dickerson's commentary on the event, as well as transcripts of how the candidates responded to the questions. We've also provided you with links to statements the candidates have previously made on these issues.

 Coverage 
  • The presidential mashup on Yahoo!
  • John Dickerson on what the candidates said.
  • John Dickerson  previews the forum
  • What the Democratic candidates have previously said about Iraq.
  • What the Democratic candidates have previously said about education.
  • What the Democratic candidates have previously said about health care.
  • Discuss the mashup.
  • Read Slate's announcement about the event.
  •  Transcripts

    Here you'll find transcripts of what each of the candidates said on each of the issues.

     
  • Joe Biden
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Chris Dodd
  • John Edwards
  • Mike Gravel
  • Dennis Kucinich
  • Barack Obama
  • Bill Richardson
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