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Monday, October 01, 2012 9:11 PM

Expectations low for first presidential debate of ’12

By CRYSTAL HERBER, Herald Staff Writer

This week’s presidential debate likely will be a draw, a Kansas political science expert said Monday.

The outcome of the first head-to-head meeting between President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is not likely to change the dynamics of the election, Dr. Bob Beatty, political science professor at Washburn University in Topeka, said.

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