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A worker walks past a sign outside the site of the second U.S. presidential campaign debate in Hempstead, New York, October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A worker walks past a sign outside the site of the second U.S. presidential campaign debate in Hempstead, New York, October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A worker walks past a sign outside the site of the second U.S. presidential campaign debate in Hempstead, New York, October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A group poses with a life-size cutout of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, outside the site of the second U.S. presidential campaign debate, in Hempstead, New York, October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A group poses with a life-size cutout of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, outside the site of the second U.S. presidential campaign debate, in Hempstead, New York, October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A group poses with a life-size cutout of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, outside the site of the second U.S. presidential campaign debate, in Hempstead, New York, October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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U.S. President Barack Obama calls local campaign volunteers to thank them from his campaign office in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama calls local campaign volunteers to thank them from his campaign office in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama calls local campaign volunteers to thank them from his campaign office in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama strolls on the grounds of the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 16, 2012, during a break in preparation for his second presidential debate against Mitt Romney scheduled for later on Tuesday. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama strolls on the grounds of the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 16, 2012, during a break in preparation for his second presidential debate against Mitt Romney scheduled for later on Tuesday. REUTERS/Jason...more

U.S. President Barack Obama strolls on the grounds of the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 16, 2012, during a break in preparation for his second presidential debate against Mitt Romney scheduled for later on Tuesday. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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