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Hofstra readies for Mitt Romney, Barack Obama matchup

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack

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