" With the economy clearly driving the 2012 race for the White House Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama took turns at bat to talk up their plans to help create jobs as CBS Local Presidential Forum kicked off.
The two candidates are being asked 10 questions over 10 days on vital issues to help voters learn more about the men and their policies.
“President Obama’s policies are creating uncertainty, holding back the economy, and need to be reversed,” Romney said in the CBS’ exclusive forum. “My plan will get America back to work by delivering a real economic recovery. By reforming our tax code and lowering rates, businesses and entrepreneurs will be able to make long-term hiring and expansion decisions.”
Romney also dominated last week’s first televised presidential debate – watched by a whopping 67 million Americans – with his discussion of the economy. Romney is leading Obama in some polls after the debate which show the battle has become a horse race on the way to the mission to become the 45th president of the United States "
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