With the conclusion of the presidential debates, President Obama and Mitt Romney campaigned furiously in battleground states to win over a dwindling number of undecided voters. Romney, rolling out a new message of "big change," sought to portray himself as a frontrunner with unstoppable momentum, while Obama tried to protect his lead in Ohio, a swing state that could very well determine the race.
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