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Barack Obama started the US Presidential debate by wishing his wife a happy anniversary. He is now answering a question on how he would create new jobs.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have both arrived on stage before the start of the US Presidential debate.
It is the first time the two men have shared a stage.
Mitt Romney's aide has tweeted the following picture of the Republican presidential candidate watching his wife on television before the debate.
Mitt Romney's personal aide has tweeted:
CBS News' White House correspondent Mark Knoller has tweeted:
NBC News' White House producer Scott Foster tweeted:
Herman Cain, a candidate for the 2012 US Presidential Republican nomination, tweeted:
CBS News' White House correspondent Mark Knoller has tweeted about an interview with Mike McCurry, the co-chair of Commission on Presidential Debates.
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