The CNN debate set on the campus of Saint Anselm, June 2011In some rooms you'll study history. In this one, you'll witness it.

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3: Politics

Even if you've never visited our campus, you've probably seen it on television.

Saint Anselm has been a critical campaign stop for nearly every U.S. president since JFK.

Every election year, we host one of the first presidential debates in the nation, and our students work as couriers, guides, and media assistants to some of the most powerful people on the national stage.

It's the democratic process in action, and you'll have a front-row seat.

Which side of the aisle you choose is entirely up to you.

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Historic Arguments

We are New Hampshire's home for Politics

Who's debated or spoken here?

Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Mitt Romney, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, Richard Nixon, Jesse Jackson, George H.W. Bush, John Kerry, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Al Gore.