President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney squared off in Denver for the first of three presidential debates.
President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney shake hands
Barack Obama watches Mitt Romney respond
Governor Romney gestures to President Obama
The candidates look at moderator Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer asks a question at the start of the debate
Moderator Jim Lehrer interrupts a speaking candiate
The empty stage before the start of the debate
Ann Romney and Michelle Obama in their seats at the debate
President Obama and Governor Romney laugh after the conclusion of the debate.