Candidates Prep for Second Debate

    US President Barack Obama boards Air Force One on October 13, 2012 before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Obama was heading to Williamsburg, Virginia to prepare for the second presidential debate on October 16 in Hempstead, New York. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama surrounded themselves with debate coaches this weekend as they prepared for their second encounter. The president in particular, whose first debate appearance was widely criticized as moribund and lackluster, was said to be honing his linguistic cutlery with advisers at a resort in Williamsburg, Va. “Governor Romney has been making pitches all his life,” said Obama spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki of the president’s opponent. Obama missed prep sessions before the first debate, in several cases because of the assault on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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