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October 4th, 2012
08:18 PM ET

Michelle Obama: I enjoy campaigning

Michelle Obama discusses her debate advice, spending her 20th anniversary with millions and her experience campaigning.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • Interviews • Jessica Yellin • Michelle Obama
October 4th, 2012
08:15 PM ET

Exclusive: Ann Romney interview

Ann Romney's family describes her as "The Mitt Stabilizer." Gloria Borger asks her if that was role preparing for the first debate.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Ann Romney • Gloria Borger • Interviews • Mitt Romney
October 4th, 2012
08:13 PM ET

Software reads candidates' faces

Facial recognition and body language experts talk about what the candidates might have given away during the debate. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Brian Todd • Debates • Tech
October 4th, 2012
08:09 PM ET

Bird Bird would likely survive cuts

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on Mitt Romney's comments about PBS funding and what it means for Big Bird's future.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Debates • Mitt Romney • PBS
October 4th, 2012
08:07 PM ET

Which candidate's tax claims are right?

CNN's Tom Foreman looks into the tax cut claims and counterclaims made in the first presidential debate.


Filed under: 2012 election • Debates • fact check • Taxes • Tom Foreman