2012 ELECTION

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama debate: How did it play with women voters

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Last night's presidential debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney made one thing clear: both presidential candidates are focusing on female voters. It's a group that makes up the majority of voters.

Some of the most talked about moments during the debate were on women's issues.

Different women voters in D.C., Maryland and the swing state of Virginia said they wished they had heard more on equal pay at work.

"How are you doing it? What steps are you doing to actually make that happen?” asked Nancy Barrett. “And I don't think either of them did that last night."

Before the night was over, the internet blew up with opinions, posts and pictures about governor Romney's “binders full of women” comment when asked about equal pay.

Some analysts speculate Romney turned off women with that comment while others say-both candidates still need to say what their plan actually is.

"I don't think that they're talking enough about it, it's actually a big issue in today's workplace,” says Tanganyika Smith

All eyes were also on the intense friction between the two men - the interruptions, the body language. Some complained the finger pointing took away from the real issues like jobs and the economy.

"I would like to hear what they stand for and not what the other guy is doing wrong. They need to get up there and say this is my plan,” says Anna Winn.

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