Democrats and Republicans Debate Health Care
On Wednesday night, November 7, the University of Miami College Republicans and Democrats squared off in a heated debate about the nation’s health care in front of a packed audience in Whitten LC 160. The debate was moderated by U Debate and was sponsored by several campus groups, including, UMTV, Get Out the Vote, Minority Women in Medicine, Roots, Undergraduate Healthcare Club, Global Brigades, UScientifica, The Miami Hurricane and the Student Body President. The debated started off with each side presenting opening statements on how they could change health care in America and then fielding a series of questions from the moderators. The moderators were U Debate’s President, Vice President and Treasurer, Ted Appel, Julia Lynch & Kyle Kingma, respectively. After the questions from the moderators, the Republicans and Democrats, took questions from the audience. The debate was very lively and even included props, such as, maps and charts. In the end, it was a spirited and educational debate with both sides receiving their fair share of applause from the audience. U Debate was honored to moderate and looks forward to being involved in more great on campus debates in the future!