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September 30, 2012
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2008, file photo Republican presidential hopeful, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, is greeted by Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., respectively second and third from left, while on stage with other Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls during a break in the debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. When they stand side by side on the presidential debate stage Wednesday night, Oct. 3, 2012, it will be one of the few times Obama and Romney have ever even met in person. Others from left are former New York City Mayor Giuliani, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Republican presidential hopeful, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C.,former Sen. Fred Thompson, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.