Obama vs. Romney: The first 2012 presidential debate
The 2012 presidential election cycle featured incumbent President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee. The first debate focused on domestic policy, with a 90-minute discussion broken up into six 15-minute segments. Moderated by Jim Lehrer of PBS, it took place on October 3, 2012, in Denver, Colorado.
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