Robinson: Obama gives Romney an opening
This election wasn't a done deal before the debate, and it certainly isn't now.
Ambrose: Mitt Romney wins first presidental debate with substance, style
The debate was the difference between soaring and sitting.
Will: Mitt Romney's debate trifecta
Romney changed the presidential election with a successful debate trifecta.
Filler: Romney wins the first debate
The president was passive, professorial, cold and wonky.
Keeler: Where was President Barack Obama?
This was some other guy who simply lacked fire.
Keeler: First debate opens with overwhelming wonkiness
Numbers at these levels can kill.
Filler: On education, neither candidate has a clue
Education is such a great debate to have, because nobody actually has the slightest idea what to do. Romney: "I ...
Filler: Obama has the points, but can't score
This entire debate was so specialized and in the weeds by 8:45 that normal people had already returned to playing ...
Filler: Sparring on deficit, Romney seems more comfortable than Obama
Overall, Romney seems more comfortable than usual, and Obama less.
Filler: Romney's tax plans, Obama's anniversary lead debate