People cheer as they watch the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during a watch party sponsored by the South Orange County Tea Party in Dana Point, Calif.
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People at Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn, N.Y., watch the first presidential debate.
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People from across the country tune into the first presidential debate.
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Voters watch the debate at a nonpartisan viewing party sponsored by the Columbus Metropolitan Club in Ohio.
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A woman reacts to a statement by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as she watches a broadcast of the debate at the Havana Social Club in Seattle.
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An Obama supporter reacts while watching the presidential debate from a restaurant in Philadelphia.
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Drew Roston, 23, listens to Mitt Romney during a presidential debate event at the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, N.C.
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People in front of an office building along Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, Calif., watch the first debate.