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Setting the stage
Denver preps for the first Romney-Obama debate — and more revealing moments on the trail
Setting the debate stage AP Photo/Ed Andrieski
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orkers set up the stage at the University of Denver on Oct. 1, ahead of the first presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Obama's traveling press secretary, in an obvious attempt to lower expectations, has half-jokingly raised the possibility that in a worst-case scenario, the president might fall off this stage.

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