Day after debate, Obama, Romney keep punching

Fresh off his more animated debate performance, President Obama joked Wednesday that he is still trying to get the hang of the face-to-face showdowns with Mitt Romney, even as the Republican nominee said Mr. Obama appears to be “running on fumes” in the run-up to Nov. 6.

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds a rally at Ida Lee Park in Leesburg, Va. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds a rally at Ida Lee Park in Leesburg, Va. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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