“Four years ago, we went through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Millions of jobs were lost, the auto industry was on the brink of collapse. The financial system had frozen up. And because of the resilience and the determination of the American people, we've begun to fight our way back. Over the last 30 months, we've seen 5 million jobs in the private sector created. The auto industry has come roaring back. And housing has begun to rise. But we all know that we've still got a lot of work to do. And so the question here tonight is not where we've been, but where we're going.”
—President Barack Obama
Tonight, for the first time in this election, President Obama and Mitt Romney stood on the same stage, and the American people saw the clear choice between the two candidates. President Obama outlined his concrete plans to move America forward in the next four years, while Mitt Romney was on the defensive, unable to explain the math behind his $5 trillion tax cut favoring the wealthy or back up his claims with facts or specifics.
In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights and specifics the President outlined.