Grading the Candidates: Who Scored?

ABC News' political experts give the candidates report cards on their debate performances.
3:00 | 10/03/12

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People have called it flip-flopping. Not a lot of counterpunching from the president. I think they made a decision a month or so ago that they did not want to use that as the prosecution of mitt romney one of the reasons they didn't want to do it, it sends a signal to moderates, all the crazy positi positions, he flip-flop to our position. They decided not to do that because it gives him an out. I gave him a b on an area where he should have gotten an a-plus. On the substance, he could have had mitt romney eating his lunch. On the role of government, i don't think the president had a good answer. Reporter: Finally, bottom line, who won? Nicole? Mitt romney. I'm sticking with barack obama. Reporter: Surprise. Mitt romney. He comes away with this. He's going to tie the race back up. 30-day race coming at it. It's going to be close. Reporter: Matt, donna, nicole, thank you for joining us. card. Just ahead, while president obama failed to make any mention of mitt romney's 47% comment tonight, that doesn't mean this debate wasn't a numbers game. We're going to unravel this campaign's war of the percentages. relief hours? With thermacare heatwraps. Thermacare works differently. It's the only wrapwith patented heat cells that penetrate deep to relax, soothe, and unlock tight muscles. For up to 16 hours of relief,try thermacare. message. Elizabeth Warren wanted to get ahead. Harvard thought that Elizabeth Warren was a minority because she said so. Harvard touted her as a minority, she got caught lying and she tried to cover it up. Probably felt she was going to gain something. There are already enough people in Washington that are deceitful. If Elizabeth Warren were to do this to advance her career at Harvard I think there's no telling what she might do in order to advance

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