Every four years at this time the major candidates for president face off to discuss, argue and debate the nation's problems.
The first of the 2012 presidential debates is Wednesday night, and President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, each want to be seen as best qualified to guide the economy.
But how can you sift through the numbers, zingers and spin to determine who would be the best at reducing the unemployment rate? What questions need to be answered? Here are five tough questions from a range of "experts" -- a long-term unemployed worker, a veteran and a Wharton professor. Take a look, and then share your toughest questions in the comments section.