WAMU 88.5 : All Things Considered

Analysis: Virginians Eye Candidates During Presidential Debates

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President Obama and Mitt Romney have a chance to make their sales pitches to undecided voters in the debates, especially in swing states like Virginia. WAMU 88.5 reporter Michael Pope talks with WAMU's All Things Considered host Pat Brogan before the first debate about the status of the race in Virginia, the commonwealth's undecided voters, and what Virginians are concerned about in the 2012 election. Listen to the full interview.

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