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After near-universal bad reviews of his first presidential debate with Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama will bring more energy and passion to his second showdown with the GOP nominee, advisers to the president said.
Q&A with CNN's chief political correspondent and debate moderator Candy Crowley on what she expects and what she sees as her role.
Does either candidate have an advantage in Tuesday's debate format, in which they take questions directly from undecided voters? This will include a look at some examples of successes and failures from the past.
Maybe Mitt Romney's campaign team isn't so bad after all. After months of criticism, much of it from fellow Republicans, the machine managing Romney's presidential bid has him gaining support in the final weeks of the race in what is playing out as a patient strategy after the shock-and-awe tactics of the Republican primary campaign.
Most recent poll of polls shows a dead heat.
The next eight days will be pivotal in the race for the presidency -- two debates in six days then a two-week sprint to the finish.
CNN contributors Ana Navarro and Maria Cardona offer their advice to Obama and Romney.
Five things to watch for in the second presidential debate.
Questions for debate moderator Candy Crowley
5 things about Romney's $5 trillion: Jeanne Sahadi/Money
Which candidate has been in the most presidential debates? Which has been in the most presidential and vice presidential? First women? First moderator? Allison Brennan.