Democratic presidential candidate U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney after the presidential debate at the University of Denver on Oct. 3 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 election was moderated (sort of) by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focused on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. The general consensus was that Romney performed well, while Obama appeared lackluster. To see the all-time great foreign-policy debate moments from U.S. election history, click here.
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