Polite but pointed, president and his GOP rival agree about little if anything
Published 10/04/2012, Associated Press
DENVER — In a showdown at close quarters, President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred aggressively in their first campaign debate Wednesday over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy. “The status quo is not going to cut it,” declared the challenger.Word count: 1061
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