Romney beats Obama in TV debate ahead of US elections

  • 4 October 2012
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How was Romney better than Obama?

President Obama and Mitt Romney have gone head-to-head in a TV debate. It's the latest showdown in the battle to become America's next president.

They both answered questions on how they'd improve healthcare and tackle the country's debt.

It's the first of three televised debates and a survey of viewers showed they thought Republican candidate Romney had won.

People in America have a chance to vote for their next leader in November.