Obama Leaves Nashville Intact


Once again, no big moments or major, race-changing news.

McCain spent much of the evening trying to define Obama on his terms, but never broke all the way through.

Mark Halperin’s grades:

Obama: B+
McCain: B

Click here for report card excerpts and grades on substance, style, offense and defense.

Full report cards on Time.com: Obama’s here and McCain’s here.

Plus: Read TIME’s analysis here and watch highlights from the debate here.

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