President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are now in the building at the Ritchie Center on the campus of the University of Denver, site of tonight's first 2012 presidential debate.
The two candidates will take part in a 90-minute debate focused primarily on domestic issues and the economy, moderated by Jim Lehrer of the "PBS NewsHour."
Lehrer will open the debate at 9:01 p.m. ET with the first question for Obama and then Romney. Each candidate will have two minutes to respond and then additional time for back-and-forth discussion. There will be six segments of 15 minutes. At the end of the debate, Obama will deliver his closing statement first, followed by Romney.
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