Obama's odds of victory cut after debate performance

Barack Obama has seen his odds of securing a second term in the White House shortened after his performance in the latest television debate of the presidential election.

17th October, 2012
President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney during the second TV debate of the presidential election.

Barack Obama has seen his odds of securing a second term in the White House shortened after his performance in the latest television debate of the presidential election.

The incumbent had his odds cut from 1/2 to 4/11 by bookmaker Paddy Power. Meanwhile, former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney’s odds of winning the presidential election have tumbled from 13/8 before the debate to 2/1, the bookmaker said.

Obama, seeking to recharge his candidacy, made a spirited defense...

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