President Obama & Mitt Romney: Alfred E Smith Memorial Dinner Duo

Posted Friday October 19, 2012 1:14 PM GMT

It’s no secret that the current election campaign has been more than a little intense, so it was good to see President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney cutting loose at the Alfred E Smith Memorial Dinner on Thursday night (October 18).

The Commander-in-Chief was all smiles as he mingled with distinguished guests at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, sporting a classic black tuxedo with a white bowtie.

Meanwhile, Mr. Romney also had a marvelous time at the swanky shindig, escorting his lovely wife Ann to the venue.

And during their speeches, both candidates roasted the other a bit, taking advantage of the lighter, more pleasant context of the evening.

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