Presidential Debate 2012: Battle for Women's Vote

How President Obama and Mitt Romney plan to win over key voters.
3:00 | 10/16/12

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We've been told governor romney will come out first and the governor will take the first question but aside from the audience and millions of americans studying their reactions there is another audience they're trying reach, women voters because their numbers are on the move. The president has long counted on women at times leeing by double digits. But with mitt romney gaining ground with women one new poll showing the president up by one point in the battlegrounds, expect a real push to reach voters like the women we've met on the campaign trail. Women who are wavering. You haven't made up your mind. You're one of the few. You are who they want. I know. Reporter: We met brenda and debbie in ohio. Both voted for the president four years ago but both need to see a different president show up tonight. What were you asking yourself when you were watching him last night? Why aren't you responding. Reporter: And we met this mom amber singer who is provide choice, an obama sticker on the pickup choice and met her heading to a romney rally. This is why. What did you make of his performance? I tur the tv off. I did. I was a little upset and angry. Reporter: All told me they will watch again tonight. A make or break second chance as the romney campaign continues to echo what ann romney has long argued about women. I love it that women are talking to me about the economy. Women are talking about the economy. I love that. Reporter: Social issues like women's health and a woman's right to choose did not come up at the first debate and up with this ad afterwards. One thing we must remember is this -- I'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. Reporter: It's often about who connects. Then governor bill clinton and a voter asking how the economy personally affected the candidates. He in turn asking her a question. Tell me how it's affected you again. You know people who've lost their jobs and lost their homes. Uh-huh. Reporter: Fast forward and millions of americans will be watching this town hall tonight to see which of the two candidates connects the most. Diane, a lot wondering how these 82 were selected. Gallop called them up interviewed about whether they were truly undecided. They had no idea at the end of the conversation they would be invited here but they had to say undecided not even leaning toward the president or governor romney. We'll see what happens tonight,

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