The Straits Times
Published on Oct 17, 2012

Quotes from the 2nd US presidential debate


HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK (REUTERS) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney met on Tuesday at New York's Hofstra University for the second of three presidential debates ahead of the Nov. 6 election.

Below are some highlights of what the two candidates said.


On Obama's response to Libya attacks: "There was no demonstration involved, it was a terrorist attack and it took a long time for that to be told to the American people. Whether there was some misleading, or instead whether we just didn't know what happened, you have to ask yourself...