Hofstra readies for Mitt Romney, Barack Obama matchup

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama spar during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University. (Oct. 16, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Amid tight security, the Hofstra University campus was in both a celebratory mode and political frenzy as it awaited the arrival Tuesday of President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney for a second presidential debate.

A helicopter was flying overhead Tuesday morning as multiple media outlets filmed groups of students and others, some holding signs and screaming in excitement. At almost...

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