Romney family eats together ahead of second debate

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Ann Romney and all five Romney sons were present for a pre-debate meal with the GOP nominee before his second match-up with President Obama at Hofstra University on Long Island.

Take-out rotisserie chicken and baked potato was on the menu for the Romney family, according to Romney's personal assistant Garrett Jackson, who tweeted a photo of the meal.

Obama had potatoes in mind for his own pre-debate meal. He planned to eat steak and potatoes for dinner on Tuesday, according to the White House pool report.

Tagg Romney also tweeted a photo of the Romney gathering, noting that Ann Romney "looks good in pink."

But Craig Romney apparently had a sandwich.

"You may notice that Craig Romney is not a big crust eater," Josh Romney tweeted along with a photo.

The family also ate together before the first presidential debate on Oct. 3, although on that occasion they ate a take-out meal from Cheesecake Factory.

Pizza almost played a larger role in the debate on Tuesday. Pizza Hut originally offered a lifetime supply of free pizza to any member of the audience who would ask the candidates, “Sausage or pepperoni?” Tuesday's debate is a town-hall-style format and questions are pre-selected. Pizza Hut called off the contest earlier this week.