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Will Tuesday's Hofstra University debate shift the momentum of the presidential race once again?
But you have to give this much credit to the moldy old tradition of two candidates on a stage together trying to claw each other's eyes out: Suddenly, debates really, really matter again.
If it weren't for debates, Barack Obama would be doing a well-deserved pre-victory...