5 things to watch in tonight's debate
October 3rd, 2012
07:11 AM ET
10 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.

soundoff (3 Responses)
  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 |