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Obama's 2008 Town Hall Debate Promises

The President heads into a similar format against Mitt Romney tonight at Hofstra University on Long Island.

Posted on October 16, 2012, at 9:52 a.m. ET

On Budget: "I'm cutting more than I'm spending."

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On Budget: I want to go through the budget line by line, eliminate programs that don't work, and make programs that do work cost less.

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On Entitlements: I want to reform Medicare and Social Security by the end of my first term as president.

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On Green Energy: "We can create 5 million new jobs."

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