Presidential Candidates Debated in Shanghai

Presidential Candidates Debated in Shanghai

Consular Officer Tamara Shie introduced the U.S. presidential debates at the Shanghai American Center. Shie spoke to a diverse audience of more than 60 people on the history, function, and format of debates in U.S. elections. Following the presentation, Shie showed clips from the recent republican and democratic debates with candidates answering questions on hot topics such as the raising the minimum wage, stopping ISIS, gun control, and illegal immigration. Afterwards, Shie answered questions and lead a lively discussion on messaging, presentation and debate styles, the role of moderators and the audience and more.