Politics
5:02 pm
Sat October 6, 2012

Week In News: The Debate Mattered

Originally published on Sat October 6, 2012 6:44 pm

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney squared off in their first debate this week. Some pundits say the debates don't really matter in the final outcome of the election, and yet polls show Romney got a big bounce following his performance. Host Guy Raz talks to Jim Fallows, of The Atlantic, about what, if any, effect debates may have on undecided voters.