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Photos: The final presidential debate

Updated 11:32 PM ET, Mon October 22, 2012
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President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney depart the stage after the debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, on Monday, October 22. The third and final presidential debate focused on foreign policy. See the best photos from the second presidential debate. AFP/Getty Images
Romney and Obama greet each other at the end of the debate Monday night. AFP/Getty Images
Obama and Romney hug their wives on stage after the debate. AFP/Getty Images
President Obama greets first lady Michelle Obama. Getty Images
Romney gestures beside his wife, Ann, on Monday. AFP/Getty Images
Romney and Obama participate in the debate moderated by Bob Schieffer of CBS News. AFP/Getty Images
Obama makes a point on Monday. He criticized his opponent on a host of foreign policy issues -- claiming Romney had favored positions that would have hurt the United States. AFP/Getty Images
Romney gestures during the debate. The Republican nominee said Obama's foreign affairs policies have made the United States less respected and more vulnerable. Getty Images
Obama listens during the final presidential debate. AFP/Getty Images
Obama reacts to statements by Romney on Monday. Getty Images
Romney emphasizes a point during the debate. AFP/Getty Images
Obama and Romney face off while Schieffer looks on. Getty Images
Obama answers a question Monday. AFP/Getty Images
Romney speaks during the debate. Getty Images
Monday's debate promised to be among the most-watched 90 minutes of the entire 2012 presidential campaign. AFP/Getty Images
Schieffer listens to the candidates' responses during the debate. Getty Images
Obama looks to Schieffer while debating Romney. Getty Images
Romney and Obama debate on stage. The final face-to-face showdown took place 15 days before the election. Getty Images
Romney listens as Schieffer speaks during Monday night's debate. Getty Images
Obama makes a point during the debate. Getty Images
Obama listens as Romney responds to a question Monday. Getty Images
Obama and Romney greet each other as they join Schieffer on stage. Getty Images
Ann Romney, center, and other members of the Romney family take their seats. Getty Images
Schieffer appears on stage prior to the debate Monday. He is CBS News' chief Washington correspondent and has been the host of the Sunday morning discussion show "Face the Nation" since 1991. Getty Images
Co-chairmen Frank Fahrenkopf, left, and Mike McCurry of the Commission on Presidential Debates address the audience at Lynn University. Getty Images
First lady Michelle Obama arrives for the debate. Getty Images
Romney and his wife, Ann, sit backstage with their family before the start of Monday's debate with President Obama. It was the candidates' final showdown before Election Day on November 6. See the best photos from the second presidential debate. Getty Images