Michael Reagan, President Ronald Reagan's son and a Newsmax contributor, tweeted at the end of the debate that Republican challenger Mitt Romney won, describing it as the "best debate performance by a Republican since Lincoln!"
Romney ended with a strong closing statement: “This election is about the course of America. What do you want for your children? There are two paths. They lead in different directions. If President Obama were re-elected you would continue to see middle class squeeze, chronic unemployment. I'll create 12 million new jobs.
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“If you stick with President Obama, Obamacare will remain installed. Many will lose insurance. Premiums will go up. If I'm elected we'll get the costs of healthcare down. If he's re-elected you'll see a huge cut to Medicare, millions will drop out.
“Finally, on the military, Obama will dramatically cut the military. I will not cut our commitment. I will keep America strong.”
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