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Debate pushes 1 undecided voter closer to Obama

Amy Libby was on the fence about her

Amy Libby was on the fence about her election day votet, but she said the Hofstra debate pushed her toward President Barack Obama. (Oct. 16, 2012) Credit: Erin Geismar

Amy Libby was on the fence about her Election Day vote before Tuesday night, but the debate pushed her toward Obama.

“I think that he really came through tonight,” said Libby, 21, of Massachusetts. “I think the passion tonight was completely different. I think Obama had comebacks for Romney's remarks that were kind of outstanding at points.”

But more so, she said, she disliked Romney's remarks more than she liked Obama's.

Specifically, she said she can't back Romney's stance in women's rights and she didn't appreciate his answer to the question about equal pay.

“I wouldn't say I'm a certain vote for Obama,” she said. “But I'm not very into Romney right now.”


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