October 10th, 2012
08:23 PM ET

Obama admits lackluster debate performance: 'I had a bad night'

President Barack Obama admits on ABC News he had a bad debate night and lays out a plan for his next debate.

OutFront tonight: Michael Waldman, former director of speechwriting for president Clinton and Reihan Salam, writer for The National Review.

Obama on debate: 'I had a bad night'

President Barack Obama conceded in an interview Wednesday his first face-off with Mitt Romney last week in Denver was a "bad night" for him, but maintained his performance at the debate didn't alter the state of the presidential race.

"Gov. Romney had a good night," Obama said in a sit down with ABC News. "I had a bad night."


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