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9:01am

Thu October 4, 2012
Photo Show

PHOTOS: Scenes From The First Presidential Debate In Denver

Mitt Romney and President Obama on the debate stage. Moderator Jim Lehrer is in the foreground
University of Denver Flickr - Creative Commons

It's now the day after the historic event in Denver. Traffic is back to normal, the spotlight of national attention has lessened, and people everywhere are now dissecting the debate.

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10:31pm

Wed October 3, 2012
It's All Politics

Romney Goes On Offense, Pays For It In First Wave Of Fact Checks

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 5:03 am

In their first of three debates, President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney "traded barbs" and stretched some facts, say the nonpartisan watchdogs at PolitiFact.com.

Similarly, the researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center's FactCheck.org found examples of truth-stretching by both men.

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10:28pm

Wed October 3, 2012
It's All Politics

Swing State Debate Watchers Give First Round To Romney, And Lehrer The Loss

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 11:09 pm

Kim Deal (left) and Connie Moser, at Deal's house in Occoquan, Va.
Liz Halloran NPR

We headed to Virginia's Prince William County, a swing county in a swing state, to watch Wednesday night's presidential debate with four undecided voters — three of whom voted for Barack Obama in 2008, one who voted for Republican John McCain.

They gathered in the Occoquan home of Kim Deal and Jim Drakes, and were joined by Connie Moser of Dale City and Al Alborn of Manassas.

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5:25pm

Wed October 3, 2012
Presidential Debate

Live Blog Recap: Wednesday's Denver Presidential Debate

The north side of the Ritchie Center at sunrise on Oct. 3
University of Denver Flickr - Creative Commons

The University of Denver makes history tonight as the first school in Colorado to host the debate. Candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama meet for the first debate that will be focusing on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and governance.

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3:19pm

Wed October 3, 2012
It's All Politics

Here's Where To Get Your 'Fact Checks' During And After Tonight's Debate

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 3:52 pm

The stage is set: Tonight's debate is at the University of Denver.
Kevin Dietsch UPI /Landov

Looking to see and hear what the fact checkers are saying during and after tonight's presidential debate about the claims made by President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney?

-- PolitiFact.com says it will be updating on its website and on Twitter. It's also pitching an Argument Ender app.

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