The first of three televised debatesand has only concern national issues, that is what is most important to American voters. The Republican candidate is probably the last chance to make up for the loss survey to the president.
The debate will take place on Wednesday night in Denver, Colorado.
Polls show Obama's big advantage over Romney and - according to experts - direct clashes between the two politicians in front of millions of viewers is one of the last opportunities to improve the Republican candidate before the election, the designated trading on Nov. 6.
Bars election of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are trying to lower expectations, however, as to how the two politicians will fall in the upcoming TV debates. But so far, as many as 85 percent of Americans say that the debate will be watching.
They gather strength
Obama and Romney rested at the weekend after a grueling journeys to the "swing states", which means the state acting as the tongue, the balance in the elections because of the level playing field between the two candidates.
In their "replacement" on Saturday and Sunday, met with voters, candidates for vice presidents: representing the Republicanand current Vice President Joe Biden.
On Sunday afternoon, Obama traveled to Denver to prepare for the debate. The test simulations debates the role of "Romney" will have a Democratic Senator, a candidate for president in 2004.
Romney prepares to debate for many days - spends more time than Obama. During the Republican primaries GOP candidate presented himself as a very good debater, well prepared for the controversy.Obama headed Elections will be held on November 6. Polls indicate that if held today, Obama would win by far, earning more than 270 needed to win electoral votes. The president leads in almost all the swing states, including the largest of them, such as Florida and Ohio.