Take Two for October 4, 2012

Mitt Romney gains momentum after first presidential debate

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during his debate with US President Barack Obama at Magness Arena at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, October 3, 2012. After hundreds of campaign stops, $500 million in mostly negative ads and countless tit-for-tat attacks, Obama and Romney go head-to-head in their debut debate.

Last night's debate inspired headlines like, "Romney sets a winning tone," or "Obama snoozes and loses."

Many agree that Mitt Romney's surprisingly strong performance left Obama looking flat and added some much needed momentum to his campaign.

We'll talk about it with Ron Fournier, Editor-in-Chief of the National Journal.


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