As it happened: Second presidential debate

Key points

  • The US presidential candidates, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, clashed at Hofstra University, New York.
  • For 90-minutes, undecided voters questioned the candidates on domestic and foreign policy.
  • In the spin room backstage, both teams are claiming their man is victorious.

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Reporting:

  • Adam Blenford 
  • Taylor Brown 
  • Tom Geoghegan 

Last updated 17 October 2012

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