Candidates Tangle in Fractious Debate

0 Posted by - October 17, 2012 - Elections, Politics

 Candidates Tangle in Fractious DebatePresident Barack Obama, seeking to regain momentum in his campaign, battled with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during a tense and highly anticipated rematch Tuesday marked by repeated confrontations.

Just three weeks before the election, Messrs. Obama and Romney disbanded the debate’s town hall-style format in offering competing plans for creating jobs, expanding energy production and taxes.

In contrast to their first debate, they repeatedly interrupted each other, accused each other of lying and appealed to the moderator for more time. Tension was evident as they paced toward each other and pointed.

CONTINUED at the Wall Street Journal.

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