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Where to Get Drunk While Watching the Debate Tonight

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If you're planning on watching the first presidential debate tonight at 9 p.m., Washington restaurateurs are hoping you'd rather do that while sipping on a cocktail named after Obama or Romney. Yes, regardless of political persuasion, restaurants and bars are using discussion of the important issues of the day as an excuse to party. Here are 11 local spots throwing presidential debate viewing parties this evening with a variety of food and drink specials, from $14 craft cocktails right on down to two-for-one beer specials. And, don't forget all the bars and restaurants offering presidential-polling-themed specials.

—Adele Chapin

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Cashion's Eat Place

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The Madison's PostScript

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The Jefferson DC

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Le Zinc

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201 Bar

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Local 16

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Bar Dupont

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Boqueria

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Busboys and Poets

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Shaw's Tavern

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Cashion's Eat Place

1331 Bar & Lounge

The Madison's PostScript

The Jefferson DC

Le Zinc

201 Bar

Local 16

Bar Dupont

Boqueria

Busboys and Poets

Shaw's Tavern

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