The latest news on debates
Most of the chatter surrounding tonight's Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas is being focused on Hillary Clinton and her bruised but certainly still front-running campaign. And perhaps rightfully so. But for the linguistically savvy debate-watcher out there, here's a more nuanced trend worth following: the rise of "standing up" as the political catchphrase of the moment.
The credit crisis and plunging stock market go unnoticed by presidential candidates.