Transcript for Final Presidential Debate: What Role Will Iran Play?
Let's bring in martha raddatz, martha, of course, moderated the vice presidential debate and matthew dodd. Good morning. The focus tonight is on foreign affairs. A lot of new information coming out over the weekend, including that report in "the new york times" now denied that direct talks fwles between the u.S. And iraq could be coming soon. You notice they didn't take that story out of the papers. There's something going on diplomatically. Anything going on diplomatically could probably help the president. Also leaves a simple question to mitt romney, if there was a possibility for face-to-face negotiations one-on-one, would you do that or risk another war? And it seems to come down on both sides of the question. Which has happened quite frequently during this campaign. You don't really know the difference between these men on a lot of different issues and i think iran is basically one of them. In the meantime, we've seen the latest poll out of the "wall street journal" 47/47. A dead heat either way. All of those seem to be converging on a dead heat either way. Which makes this debate so important. And it really changes the dynamics of this race more than anything else. I think tonight's test is more a commander in chief, strong leader test. I think that makes it really important. It's also conceivable, martha, in this kind of debate when new issues are opened up, you see the kind of mistake that could make a difference as well. Everyone remembers gerald ford in 1976, it could have cost him the race? That's exactly right. I'm surprise they had agreed to do a foreign policy debate for the last debate. We'll see what happens, bob schieffer the moderator. Diane and I are here. Right now to josh for the other
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