In what is expected to be the final major event in the presidential campaign, President Obama and his GOP rival, Mitt Romney, are meeting in Boca Raton, Fla., Monday night for their third and final debate. The televised confrontation will focus on foreign policy, which has taken a back seat to the economy in the campaign. Still, any major flub or triumph could prove critical, as the candidates are entering the debate essentially tied in the polls after two earlier debates, national conventions, and an estimated $750 million in TV ad spending focusing on winning over voters in nine swing states that could tip the vote.
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