Obama's press secretary on the first presidential debate.
Worsening jobs figures, Romney's ad blitz and low approval ratings are reasons for Obama not to be complacent.
Like the Democrats in 2004, the Republicans have over-estimated their instinctive appeal to voters.
US president opens up a five-point lead over Romney in latest national poll.
The first in a series of campaign reports from Hicksville, Ohio.
On stage, Obama spoke truth from power - the essential task of a political leader.
On foreign policy, the Republican candidate and the US President share a method and a worldview.