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Thursday, October 4, 2012

In Presidential Debate Romney Praised, President Obama Faulted

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, left, and President Barack Obama speak during the first presidential debate at the University of Denver, Wednesday, in Denver. (AP)

Wednesday’s presidential debate drew up to 60 million TV viewers, garnering a record 10 million tweets and a near-unanimous verdict that Republican challenger Mitt Romney “won” over President Obama.


  • Karen Kasler, bureau chief Statehouse News Bureau at Ohio Public Radio
  • Greg Moore, editor of the Denver Post

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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