AP NATIONAL COVERAGE: A recharged Obama, Mitt Romney tangle in bare-knuckle duel. Now . . . what's been the effect?
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President Obama and Mitt Romney spar during Tuesday night's presidential debate.
By Peninsula Daily News staff
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Romney and Obama disagree about taxes, how to reduce the deficit, energy, pay equity for women and health care.
The AP's Calvin Woodward says Romney corrected some of the errant claims he's made before, while stretching the facts on the auto bailout he opposed. Obama again claims ending the Afghanistan and Iraq wars makes money available to “rebuild America” — even though it doesn't.
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Last modified: October 16. 2012 10:49PM