Take Two for October 10, 2012

Romney gains traction in national polls following first debate

GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Iowa

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at a rally on a farm on October 9, 2012 near Van Meter, Iowa. Romney is campaigning in Iowa with four weeks to go before the general election.

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at Ohio State University October 9, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio.


Just a couple of weeks ago, the presidential race was looking pretty good for President Obama, but that seems to have changed since last week's debate.

Most American's thought Mitt Romney won the debate, and the former governor has gotten a pretty good bounce from it.

We'll talk about the poll numbers with Sean Trende, the senior elections analyst for Real Clear Politics.


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