Previous Clash of the Titans® Debates
Since its inception in 2003, Regent University's Clash of the Titans® has been recognized as one of the biggest and best events of its kind in Virginia. Re-live some of the greatest moments from our previous debates. Videos require Windows Media Player or RealPlayer.
Clash of the Titans® 2014
“Has America Lost its Leading Edge?”
Steve Forbes, former candidate for Republican Party Presidential Nomination (1996 & 2000) and chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media; John Bolton, former representative to the United Nations and Foreign Policy Senior Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute; Brian Mulroney, former Prime Minister of Canada (1984-1993); and Felipe Calderón, former President of Mexico (2006-2012). Moderated by Jay Sekulow.
Clash of the Titans® 2013
David Axelrod, former Obama Re-election Campaign Senior Strategist and Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama; and David Plouffe, former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and Obama for President Campaign Manager; vs. Newt Gingrich, 58th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and Host of CNN's Crossfire; and Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice and FOX News Legal Analyst. Moderated by Dana Perino.
Clash of the Titans® 2012
“A Conflict of Visions”
Dee Dee Myers, former White House Press Secretary; and Edward Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania and District Attorney; vs. Haley Barbour, political analyst and former Governor of Mississippi; and Rick Santorum, former U.S. Senator and candidate for the 2012 Republican Party Presidential Nomination. Moderated by Steve Kroft.
Clash of the Titans® 2011
“Countdown to Collapse: Solving America's Economic Crisis”
Lawrence H. Summers, former Director, White House National Economic Council; and Robert Gibbs, former White House Press Secretary; vs. Alan Simpson, lawyer, author and former U.S. Senator; and Karl Rove, best-selling author and FOX News contributor. Moderated by Bret Baier.
Clash of the Titans® 2010
“America at the Crossroads: Turning Right or Left?”
Laura Ingraham, political commentator and best-selling author; and Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; vs. James Carville, CNN political commentator; and Harold Ford Jr., chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council. Moderated by David Gergen.
Clash of the Titans® 2009
“America's Future: Can Capitalism Survive?”
Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader; and John Kasich, former U.S. Representative from Ohio; vs. Howard Dean, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee; and Arianna Huffington, nationally syndicated columnist and author. Moderated by MSNBC's Joe Scarborough.
Mike Huckabee, former Republican candidate for president; Steve Forbes, chairman and CEO of Forbes Inc. and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine and Rick Santorum, former U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania vs. Alan Colmes, former co-host of Hannity and Colmes and host of The Alan Colmes Show; Geraldine Ferraro, former U.S. House of Representatives member from New York and Democratic candidate for vice president in 1984; and Donna Brazile, political commentator and chair of the Democratic National Committee's Voting Rights Institute. Moderated by Norah O'Donnell.
Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, Karl Rove, and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush vs. former U.S. Senator Max Cleland (D-Georgia) and General Barry McCaffrey. Moderated by Charlie Rose.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak vs. Palestinian Spokesperson Dr. Hanan Ashrawi. Moderated by Bill O'Reilly.
Newt Gingrich and Lt. Colonel Oliver North vs. Gen. Wesley Clark and Paul Begala.
Moderated by Forrest Sawyer.
Former Vice President Al Gore vs. Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole.
Moderated by Catherine Crier.
Ann Coulter, David Limbaugh and Jay Sekulow vs. Alan Dershowitz, Nadine Strossen and Rev. Barry Lynn. Moderated by Catherine Crier.