Denver Presidential Debate

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Romney, Obama Battled To A Draw

When it comes to judging the debate in Denver on Wednesday night, Colorado’s governor thought President Barack Obama and Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney battled to a draw.


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Winning A Debate Could Can Come Down To A Single Exchange

Both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney prepared for Wednesday’s debate for months with coaches and mock sparring partners. In some past debates, winning came down to a single exchange — one zinger or one blunder.


Occupy Denver protesters before the debate (credit: CBS)

Demonstrators Avoid Designated Area Near Debate

There were at least three scheduled protests during the presidential debate Wednesday night and demonstrators told 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger they weren’t planning on staying in the designated area set aside by law enforcement.


CBS4's Alan Gionet talks with DU Professor Bob McGowan (credit: CBS)

DU Professor Says Debate Is University’s Turn In The Spotlight

Going into the first presidential debate many say Barack Obama has the edge and many say Mitt Romney has the edge, but most everybody at the University of Denver believes the school has the edge.


CBS4's Alan Gionet talks with Obama Senior Advisor Robert Gibbs (credit: CBS)

Obama Senior Advisor Robert Gibbs Says Debate Has A Good Format

Republicans and Democrats have been lining up trying to create low expectations of their candidates so they can call the first debate a win.


Colorado Republican Party Chairman Ryan Call spoke to CBS4's Alan Gionet before the debate on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Republican Party In Colorado Excited About Presidential Debate

The Colorado Republican Party is excited about the opportunity for the presidential debate, not only because it’s taking place in Denver but also because it will put Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the spotlight.


CBS4's Gloria Neal talks with DU students (credit: CBS)

DU Students Aware Of Debate Significance

Final preparations are under way at the University of Denver for Wednesday’s presidential debate and the campus can’t be more excited.


Former Clinton Administration Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers talks about preparing for the presidential debate at DU on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Former Clinton Press Secretary Talks About Preparing For Presidential Debate

The former press secretary for the Clinton Administration has some predictions for the outcome of the presidential debate at the University of Denver. She believes this is the opportunity for the candidates to show their true colors.


Protesters march near the DU campus where the presidential debate is on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Groups Plan Protest Outside Of Free Speech Area

At least three groups are planning protests surrounding the presidential debate at the University of Denver on Wednesday. They don’t plan to utilize a specified area cordoned off specifically for them.


Denver Mayor Michael Hancock talks to CBS4's Alan Gionet on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Mayor Hancock ‘Denver On Global Stage’ For Presidential Debate

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said the presidential debate at the University of Denver will put the Mile High city in the spotlight across the world.




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