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Guys are campaigning critical swing states today prepping for that big -- policy debate that happens on Monday night.
But he did a little fun last night some pretty humorous jabs I must say.
At themselves and at each other all of that happened in New York City at the annual Al Smith charity dinner.
Of course I'm I'm pleased that the president's here.
We were chatting pleasantly this evening -- it Tuesday night -- I credit that a course to the cardinal he has -- it's taken New York's highest spiritual authority -- get us back on our best behavior.
I was actually hoping the president would bring Joseph Biden along at this evening.
The last three weeks.
Voters in states like Ohio.
Virginia Florida will decide.
This incredibly important election.
-- senior national correspondent John Roberts in New York John good morning they get more edgy about -- lot of fun -- that's a traditional mom and every four years where.
A -- for a couple of hours the political rank or the campaign has set aside in favor of comedy and charity and while the tone.
Was much different than it is in the campaign trail particularly Tuesday night's debate the candidates zing -- each other.
And themselves over many of the same issues listen here.
There's a lot of things -- learned from that experience.
Learned that there are worse things can happen view on your anniversary then we're -- to bite yet.
I'll be surprised if the president -- the seed in the monthly jobs report where there was a slight improvement of the numbers he knows how to seize the moment this present.
And already has a compelling new campaign slogan.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- President Obama and I -- -- very lucky to have one person who's always in our corner someone -- we can lean on them.
Someone who's a comforting presence without them we wouldn't be able to the one of the day I have.
Beautiful wife and he -- Bill Clinton.
There was a lot more self deprecating governor Romney was a little bit sharper the campaign told me that he spent a lot of time of that speech bill.
I think it showed really show people a different side of him as is just -- different product candidate -- and speaking of Bill Clinton what was he doing yesterday he was -- in Ohio and supporter President Obama and he seemed at one point at least to give governor Romney a little bit of a gift.
Talking about the economy and one of the questions from Tuesday night's debate here this.
Governor Romney's argument it.
We're not fixed so far haven't put me -- it is true we're not fixed.
When President Obama looked into the -- of that man.
Who said in the debate I had so much hope for years ago and I don't -- I thought he was gonna cry.
Because he knows.
That it's not fixed.
The Republican National Committee -- got an entire ad out now based on what former president said he went on to say that.
Depends on which path you believe -- he says he believes in Barack Obama's path.
To fix the economy but a snap -- people taken after the debate give higher marks to Mitt Romney on that front.
As far as campaigning both candidates only have one more campaign of its scheduled between now.
And Monday night's debate the president is going to be George Mason university in Virginia Mitt Romney down at Daytona Beach for biked over fast.
But at both candidates now how much is riding on Monday's debates of the spending as much time as possible billed as -- -- -- -- interesting strategy we've never quite seen it that way before on both sides John thank you John Roberts in New York.
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