From left to right: FORMER Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama
Chris Bandrowsky, 20, of Denver cheers Wednesday at the University of Denver, the site of the first 2012 presidential debate.
DENVER—In a showdown at close quarters, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred aggressively in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy. “The status quo is not going to c...