5 things to watch in tonight's debate
October 3rd, 2012
07:11 AM ET
2 years ago

5 things to watch in tonight's debate

DENVER (CNN) - President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney face off on Wednesday in the first of three presidential debates

While Obama holds a lead in several key battleground states, the race nationally has been locked in a dead heat for months. The debate offers an opportunity for Obama or Romney to gain some momentum and break the logjam.

Here are five things to watch for on Wednesday:

Tune to CNN for Wednesday's presidential debate coverage starting at 7 p.m. ET on CNN TV, CNN.com and via CNN's apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. Web users can become video editors with a new clip-and-share feature that allows them to share favorite debate moments on Facebook and Twitter.

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  1. Gurgyl

    Most of the people already made up their mind after watching 47% comment.

    October 3, 2012 07:24 am at 7:24 am |
  2. Rick McDaniel

    Things to watch for?

    Media bias. Moderator bias.

    Lies and deceit.

    The spin room, where the liars and deceivers dwell.

    Traitors to America.

    October 3, 2012 07:58 am at 7:58 am |
  3. Rudy NYC

    Romney likes to stick his right hand in his pocket when he's feeling "confident".

    October 3, 2012 08:23 am at 8:23 am |