Obama & Romney: The First Debate

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US President Barack Obama (R) speaks during his debate with Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L), who greets the audience at the conclusion in Denver, Colorado, on October 3, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Nicholas KAMM (R)/SAUL LOEB (L) (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/GettyImages)
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Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) greets Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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This combination of images shows US President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney after the first presidential debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
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This combination of images show US President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney embracing their spouses after the first presidential debate at the university of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to moderator Jim Lehrer during his debate with US President Barack Obama at Magness Arena at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, October 3, 2012. After hundreds of campaign stops, $500 million in mostly negative ads and countless tit-for-tat attacks, Obama and Romney go head-to-head in their debut debate. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)
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US President Barack Obama (R) and US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) walk on stage before Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L) following their first debate at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, October 3, 2012. After hundreds of campaign stops, $500 million in mostly negative ads and countless tit-for-tat attacks, Obama and Romney went head-to-head in their debut debate. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) speaks as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) listens during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) and Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama (top) speaks during his debate with Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney (bottom) at Magness Arena at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, October 3, 2012. After hundreds of campaign stops, $500 million in mostly negative ads and countless tit-for-tat attacks, Obama and Romney go head-to-head in their debut debate. AFP PHOTO / Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) walk off stage as Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney stands with members of his family, Josh Romney (3rd L), Tagg Romney (C), Craig Romney (3rd R), wife Ann Romney (2nd R) and grandson Nick (R) at the end of the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney look down October 3, 2012 during the first presidential debate at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) after the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) hugs his granddaughter, Chloe, with his wife, Ann Romney (R) after the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (C) and his wife, Ann Romney stand with their family after the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (C) and his wife, Ann Romney stand with their family after the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama leave the stage as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (C) collects his papers after the first presidential debate at the university of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (C) waves as he stands with his wife, Ann Romney (2nd R) as son's Matt Romney (R) and Josh Romney (L) look on after the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) smile after the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney walk towards their wifes October 3, 2012 at the conclusion of the first presidential debate at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) smile after the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shake hands after the first presidential debate at the university of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Rick Wilking-Pool/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L) participate in the first presidential debate at Magness Arena at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, October 3, 2012, moderated by Jim Lehrer (C) of the PBS NewsHour. After hundreds of campaign stops, $500 million in mostly negative ads and countless tit-for-tat attacks, Obama and Romney go head-to-head in their debut debate. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (2L) speaks as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) listens during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) speaks as Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) listens during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver as moderator Jim Lehrer looks on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 03: Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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The shadow of Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is projected beneath a copy of The Declaration of Independence during the presidential debate with US President Barack Obama at Magness Arena at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, October 3, 2012. After hundreds of campaign stops, $500 million in mostly negative ads and countless tit-for-tat attacks, Obama and Romney go head-to-head in their debut debate. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)
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