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Debate: Lines of the night

Published October 16, 2012 8:49 pm

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"Governor Romney was a very successful investor. If somebody came to you, Governor, with a plan that said, here; I want to spend 7 (trillion dollars) or $8 trillion, and then we're going to pay for it, but we can't tell you until maybe after the election how we're going to do it, you wouldn't have taken such a sketchy deal. And neither should you, the American people, because the math doesn't add up."

— Barack Obama

"I can tell you that if you were to elect President Obama, you know what you're going to get. You're going to get a repeat of the last four years. We just can't afford four more years like the last four years."

— Mitt Romney

"I don't look at my pension. It's not as big as yours so it doesn't take as long."

— Obama

"What we don't need is to have the president keeping us from taking advantage of oil, coal and gas. This has not been Mr. Oil or

Mr. Gas or Mr. Coal."

— Romney