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Romney accused of sneaking notes into debate
 
A video screen grab from the start of the first presidential debate shows Mitt Romney placing a flat, white object, pulled from his pants pocket, onto his podium.
A video screen grab from the start of the first presidential debate shows Mitt Romney placing a flat, white object, pulled from his pants pocket, onto his podium.
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On Friday, an internet rumor suggested that GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney snuck notes into his first debate with President Obama on Wednesday. A video circulated showing Romney removing what appeared to either be a piece of note paper or a napkin from his pocket and placing it on his podium at the start of the debate. Romney's campaign refuted the claim, saying that it was a handkerchief that Romney was using to dab sweat from his face.

 

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