LIVE VIDEO: Obama and Romney in second debate

Posted on: 9:07 pm, October 16, 2012, by , updated on: 09:29pm, October 16, 2012

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney face off Tuesday in the second of their three debates, this one in a town hall-style setting in which they’ll take questions from likely voters.

CNN earlier said that these were the five things to watch for in tonight’s debate:

1. Connecting with the audience
2. Find a warm place
3. Getting women’s issues into the conversation
4. Strong performance pays off — literally
5. Watch out for the wild card

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“The most rancourous Presidential debate ever,” Scott Pelley said. Pelley said that this one will forever change Presidential debates.

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CNN Focus group didn’t like President Obama arguing with Candy over time said SamFeist.

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Looks like debate will run a little over tonight.

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Both debaters said “We are a nation of immigrants.”–Steve Krakauer, CNN 10:01 PM

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A verbal boxing ring:

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“This is a nation of immigrants,” Romney said. “We welcome legal immigrants,” he said.

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To watch later:

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Susan Katz expressed concern about the last Republican President, George W. Bush and asked Mitt Romney how he would distinguish himself from Bush.

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If you’re looking for tonight’s debate hashtag, it’s #HofstraDebate. Follow along. You can tag us in your comments with #cbs6

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Our political reporter @JoeStGeorge is tweeting the debate. He loves comments! Give him a follow at: https://twitter.com/JoeStGeorge

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https://twitter.com/JoeStGeorge/status/258374330117931010

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