Presidential Debate 2012: Romney vs. Obama
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The First Debate
Complete Second Presidential Town Hall Debate 2012:
The second presidential town hall debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the run up to the general election in November.
Romney vs.Obama: Presidential Debate
With the first presidential debate that was set for on Wednesday, Oct. 3, President Barack Obama’s team used a Sunday interview to suggest that Republican challenger Mitt Romney has the advantage, while Romney told reporters the debates mean the president will no longer be able to “fool people.”
Three presidential debates are scheduled for Obama and Romney, with the first debate set to focus on domestic policy. The second debate will be on Oct. 11, Foreign and domestic policy and will follow a Town Hall Meeting format including Foreign and Domestic Policy, where citizens will be able to ask candidates questions on foreign and domestic policy. The third and final debate, set for Oct. 22, will focus on Foreign Policy.
In a break with tradition, the Commission on Presidential Debates released the topics for the first debate, warning that they were subject to change due to news developments. The six topics include three 15-minute sections on the economy, as well as sections on health care, the role of government and governing.