Presidential Debate 2012 Recap

Best moments from first face-off between President Obama and Mitt Romney.
3:00 | 10/04/12

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Some of the best moments. Of the night. Forty years ago it became what this man armor because Michelle Obama -- -- Congratulations to you Mr. President on your anniversary I'm sure this was the most dramatic place you could imagine here with me. There will be six roughly fifteen minutes segment. Two minute answers for Romney's proposal calls for. Think five trillion dollar tax cut. What is the difference just contact but I get -- right right yet especially -- -- -- -- -- about my tax plan is inaccurate. So if if attacked what he described. Were attacked plan I was asked to support -- -- camps and we're way over. Our first fifteen -- as -- as an advocate -- -- eliminate all programs by this test if they don't pass. These programs so critical it's worth borrowing money from China to pay for I'm sorry Jim. I'm gonna stop the subsidy to PBS prime minister but the things like PBS a lot of big bird actually like you to now let's move. Health care governor Romney fuel -- and Affordable Care Act -- -- I sure do -- has killed job. The fact of the matter is. We used the same advisors and they say it's the same place when the Obama here -- -- We're going to be in a position. To show that cost horrible that we need to have leadership. Leadership in Washington -- we'll actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less fit if it's Republican or the Democrat I've done before. I'll do it again part of leadership and governing. His -- saying what it is that you -- four but also being willing to say no but some things I've got governor Romney. When it comes to his own party during the course this can't. Displayed that willingness to signal to -- more extreme. Sportsman's park this is this important election and I'm concerned about America. I'm concerned about the direction America has been taking over the last four years. I I know this figure that election about the two of us as individuals. It's bigger than our respective parties this election about the course of America what kind of American you wanna have for yourself. And for your children. Four years ago I said I'm not a perfect man when your perfect -- and that's probably a promise the governor Romney picks up. I also promised that I fight every single day. On behalf of the American people middle class and -- those were struck again in the class I've kept that promise and its global warming. Then I promise -- fight this ordinance for.

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