President Obama came out swinging in the second debate with Gov. Mitt Romney, and a weekend Zogby Poll shows him winning.

Voters said he looked more 'presidential' than Mr. Romney by a margin of 48 percent to 37 percent -- enough to give the president a lead of 3 percentage points nationwide among likely voters, 47 percent to 44 percent. He is now leading among independents and picking up a bigger share of 18- to 29-year-olds, the group he needs to put him over the top on Nov. 6.

But his job performance rating is upside-down again, with 50 percent disapproving and only 43 percent say he deserves to be re-elected.

We can add violence in Lebanon to the growing list of potentially explosive foreign crises.

All four top candidates are near-permanent residents in Ohio, Virginia and Florida. Many Americans remain uncertain of their future. Just like the president with only a little more than two weeks to go.

Last week's grade: C