October 23rd, 2012
06:34 PM ET

Obama on the attack, Romney in agreement at third debate

At last night's third and final presidential debate there were different styles, but very little daylight between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on foreign policy.

Democratic Strategist James Carville said, " The President came to attack and Governor Romney came to agree." Did both candidates have the right strategy?

OutFront tonight: Bill Burton, a senior strategist for Priorities USA, the Super PAC supporting President Obama and Ric Grenell, fmr. foreign policy adviser for Mitt Romney.

5 things we learned in Monday's debate

The third and final presidential debate proved to be a substantive, if not sharp, discussion on the major issues facing the nation as both candidates tried in earnest to persuade the small sliver of undecideds to vote for them.

While foreign policy was the overarching theme, it was no surprise that the domestic economy shared center stage as President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney each sought to score points on the No. 1 issue of this election.

In two weeks, the long and bitter campaign will come to a close - barring an election controversy [shudder the thought] - and Monday night's debate will help frame the discussion in the closing days.


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