— What should the future of Seattle look like? How can we make the city a place where people of all ages can be healthy, independent and part of a vibrant community? If you missed the debate broadcast, there is still time to watch candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon as they share their views on issues like safe, walkable streets, better housing and transportation options, and opportunities for residents to connect and engage in the community life of our city no matter their …

— RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia and the League of Women Voters of Virginia say they are disappointed that the People’s Debate is not included in the 2017 gubernatorial debate schedule, and are encouraging the candidates to reconsider. Democratic nominee Ralph Northam, the current Lieutenant Governor, on Wednesday released a list of three debates in which he would face Republican Ed Gillespie. The People’s Debate, sponsored by AARP and the League of Women Voters, was not included. The Gillespie campaign previously communicated …

— “The People’s Debate” to Allow Virginia to Make Informed Choices for Governor  RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia and the League of Women Voters of Virginia are inviting the leading candidates for Governor to make their cases directly to voters across the Commonwealth at “The People’s Debate” on October 9, 2017. The People’s Debate is Virginia’s oldest and most widely broadcast statewide, televised debate. “This Election Day, Virginia voters will be asked to choose a vision for the commonwealth for the years …

— AARP is proud to be the lead sponsor for a series of free, nonpartisan, publicly accessible debates for Governor and U.S. Senator this fall hosted by the Washington State Debate Coalition. “We believe that voters should have more information from candidates than 30 second sound bites from partisan sources,” said AARP Advocacy Director Cathy MacCaul.  “We deserve better. Debates are valuable opportunities for the public to engage with the candidates on the important issues that matter most to them.” The …

— We’re heading into the home stretch of the 2016 election and while we’ve had our first 90 minute prime time presidential debate, the all-important issue of Social Security received ZERO airtime. It’s time to take advantage of the media buzz surrounding the upcoming Vice Presidential Debate and get our voices heard; It’s time to use the power of Social Media to let the candidates know that we won’t stand for one more second of #SocialSecuritySilence; It’s time to eat some …

— Voters will have only one opportunity to see the candidates for Vice President of the United States face off in a debate.  On Tuesday, Oct. 4 AARP Virginia is hosting debate watch parties in Richmond and Virginia Beach so that voters can have fun, enjoy snacks and discuss the debate with their peers. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) will meet Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. on Tuesday. At the debate watch parties, attendees can …

— Hempstead, NY — “Americans who are working hard and paying into Social Security were the real losers at tonight’s debate,” AARP Senior Vice President, Campaigns, John Hishta said. “In this issueless campaign, the debate was the best chance for voters to get real answers on how the presidential candidates would keep Social Security strong for future generations.  If our leaders don’t commit to act, future retirees could lose up to $10,000 per year. “The failure of Mr. Holt to ask …

— AARP Colorado and Colorado Public Television are hosting the Denver City Council Debates 2015, a series that will begin April 10 and run every Friday through April 24 on CPT-12 beginning at 7 p.m. Colorado Public Television and AARP will feature the debates in the six open Denver City Council districts, and candidates will be asked what they would do to make Denver a more livable city for residents of all ages. Transportation and housing affordability will be key topics. …

— If you live or work or spend time in Columbus you won’t want to miss the televised Mayoral 2015 Debate that AARP Ohio is sponsoring with ABC 6 in Columbus at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18. Tune in to WSYX – that’s ABC 6 in Columbus – at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, to hear all four candidates answer questions and tell you why each deserves to be the next mayor of Ohio’s Capital City. While the debate is …

— Virginians across the state — or the world — can watch U.S. Senator Mark Warner face his Republican challenger Ed Gillespie in the People’s Debate tonight at 7 p.m..  Thanks to debate media partners WCVE-TV PBS and WTVR-TV CBS 6, the debate will be broadcast statewide on stations in every Virginia market.  The debate, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Virginia, will also air live on C-SPAN and be live streamed online by several news organizations. You can …