Mitt Romney and President Obama Prepare to Face Off

ABC's Rick Klein discusses the upcoming presidential debate.
3:00 | 09/23/12

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Ten days now until that first presidential debate so want to bring in our senior political editor Rick -- tonight and Rick it's been four years since President Obama was on that debate stage. Mitt Romney had nineteen debates in the primary a lot riding on this for both sides. That's right and I'd -- advantage Romney going into the debates if only because -- -- so much more to gain not to mention this experience that he has. It is a chance for a big moment -- hotel with incumbent to take the argument on the economy directly to President Obama. But one thing worth remembering David yes Mitt Romney has more recent experience in this but he went into almost all of those debates as the favorite this time he'll be the underdog. So much riding particularly on that first debate -- Rick -- get a kick out of this we haven't even gotten through this election already talk of four years from now Bill Clinton was asked this weekend. If Hillary Clinton plans to run if he said. I just don't know -- She's an extraordinarily able person who never met anybody -- a better public servant but. I have no earthly idea. What -- decide to do. That would seem to leave the door wide open. You gotta love that smile it is a big question looming over this campaign he will become the question the day after the election. And I'll tell you the conventional wisdom has shifted among Democrats six months ago a year ago the answer was probably not when it comes to -- run. Now that's speculation has shifted to probably yes.

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