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LiveBlog for Tuesday, October 9, 2012


Dan Restrepo, Former White House Dir. of Western Hemisphere Affairs in the National Security Council and the former Chief Latin America Advisor on the 08’ campaign calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT with the campaign’s response to Romney’s speech on Foreign Policy

David Shuster of Current TV and WeActRadio calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to break down Mitt Romney’s big speech on foreign policy

Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to break down the new polls after the presidential debate last week

• In the first national poll to be conducted entirely after the opening presidential debate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney now leads President Barack Obama by 4 points in the latest Pew Poll.

Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of leading a rudderless foreign policy, saying Monday that the threat of conflict in the Middle East is greater than it was four years ago.

• The White House defended President Obama’s handling of world affairs from a scathing attack by Republican challenger Mitt Romney, arguing that the former Massachusetts governor is fond of “chest-pounding” and “saber-rattling.”