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The second presidential debate

Updated 11:10 PM ET, Tue October 16, 2012
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands following the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on Tuesday, October 16, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley. See the best photos of the first presidential debate. AFP/Getty Images
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama embrace after the debate. AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney point fingers at each other. AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speak over each other. AFP/Getty Images
President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Romney point the finger at each other. AFP/Getty Images
CNN's Candy Crowley moderates the second presidential debate between President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. AFP/Getty Images
President Obama and Romney clash during the debate. AFP/Getty Images
Romney and President Obama interrupt each other during the debate. AFP/Getty Images
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack Obama debate. AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney both speak at the same time. AFP/Getty Images
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Obama go head to head. AFP/Getty Images
Romney gestures to make a point as President Obama looks on. AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney square off. AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama listens to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. AFP/Getty Images
President Obama promotes his policies as Mitt Romney listens. AFP/Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses a question as President Obama listens. Getty Images
President Obama awaits his turn to speak. AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greet the audience. AFP/Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack Obama greet each other on stage. Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shake hands.6. AFP/Getty Images
President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Romney shake hands before the start of the debate. Getty Images
Moderator Candy Crowley of CNN speaks to the audience prior to the start of a town hall-style presidential debate. Getty Images
Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, speaks with members of the audience before the start of the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on Tuesday, October 16. AFP/Getty Images
First lady Michelle Obama awaits the start of the second presidential debate. AFP/Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann await the start of the second presidential debate in a holding room. AFP/Getty Images
The audience gathers in the stands prior to the start of the presidential debate on Tuesday. Getty Images
Co-chairs Frank Fahrenkopf, left, and Mike McCurry of the Commission on Presidential Debates speak in the lead up to the town hall-style debate. Getty Images
Audience members take photographs while they wait for the debate to begin. Getty Images
Members of the audience have taken their seats. Getty Images