Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama exchanged jabs in the Oct. 16 presidential debate over which candidate had a true ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy and which was the best solution for future U.S. job growth.

President Obama raised the topic of energy as part of his plan to help revitalize the U.S. economic outlook, saying that U.S. control of all its energy resources was critical in his plan for creating job opportunities for college graduates entering the workforce and older, unemployed workers.

“We’ve got to make sure we’re building the energy source of the future, not just thinking about next year, but 10 years from now, 20 years from now. That’s why we’ve invested in solar and wind and biofuels, energy efficient cars,” Obama said, pointing to the thousands of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. wind industr

via RIGZONE – Romney, Obama Argue Energy Policy in Economic Revival.