President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney debated the economy, the direction of the country, the role of the federal government, health care and education.
They also delivered mild shots at ther opponent and repeated phrases to make impressions with voters.
And they also projected body language and confidence.
What were your impressions? Overall or specifically?
Did it change the way you think of either candidate?
What did you think about this first debate?
Let us know in the comments section below.