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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / The Debate #1031847

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Tonight's debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney introduced; scenes shown of the Denver stage.

(Denver: David Muir) The plans for tonight's debate previewed; scenes shown from inside the hockey arena; details given about the debate format, including coin tosses for who goes first. [Voice of Ann ROMNEY - talks about Mitt's approach.] [First Lady Michelle OBAMA - says she gets nervous; mentions their 20th anniversary.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Denver: Jake Tapper) Tonight's two experienced debaters compared; debate statistics cited. [October 7, 2008, OBAMA - promises to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden††.] [September 26, 2008, OBAMA - speaks.] [January 8, ROMNEY - speaks on gay rights.] [January 26, 2012, ROMNEY - says he is not anti-immigrant.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos) What the two men are thinking before the debate with the pressure on Romney and what to watch for tonight while neither side knows what will happen in this loose format discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) ABC's coverage of the debate tonight announced.

Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David;
Tapper, Jake;
George, Diane Sawyer,

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