Mitt Romney stands his ground, Barack Obama makes up ground at Hofstra debate

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama speak during

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

No matter how evenly-matched Tuesday night's presidential debate at Hofstra University was, President Barack Obama's recovery from his disengaged performance in the first debate surely made him the winner. He mentioned Romney's "47%" comments, which he conspicuously left out of the first debate, and he was more aggressive in responding to his opponent's perceived mischaracterizations....

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