Final Presidential Debate 2012: What Do the Candidates Need to Do?

George Stephanopoulos and Martha Raddatz on what Obama and Romney have to do to win the debate.
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Transcript for Final Presidential Debate 2012: What Do the Candidates Need to Do?
to turn to abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz is here. As you know, she moderated a vice presidential debate at that desk. That very table. That very table. And anchor of "good morning america" and "this week," george stephanopoulos, welcome. Martha, what will you be looking for tonight. What david was talking about, that commander in chief. That leadership. We've seen barack obama in that role for four years, but governor romney really needs to show some leadership. Also, there really isn't that much difference this their positions but I want to be looking for iran. Iran as we saw over the weekend, there may be some negotiations going on behind the scenes. Would governor romney negotiate or go to war? George, you watching, everybody at home. This is a foreign affairs one. Particularly at the beginning of the debate where they're talking about america's role in the world. Look for both men to go back to their core arguments about the economy. For the president to reinforce his advantage that jake talked about earlier focusing on the middle class and building the strengthening the economy and for mitt romney to say simply we can do better in the economy than we've done in the last four years so even though it's a foreign policy debate back to the big issues. Introduce the economy and as many answers as they can, george, martha, you'll both be here tonight as george and I and the abc news political team watch the final showdown with you, the candidates debate 9:00 p.M. Eastern, 6:00 pacific.

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