Social Media Numbers Skyrocket As Candidates Debate
Description:Mitt Romney is lagging in the polls, but he was set to take the stage at Wednesday night’s debate against President Obama with some key advantages that could help him catch up.
The Republican candidate was in position to surprise the public with a strong performance; recent polls showed that most voters expected Obama to get the better of his opponent. But Romney performed well in the 19 Republican primary-season debates, often coming across as presidential and rarely slipping up.(1:46)