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Rivalries are taking center stage at the Olympics, but they're also playing out in the race for the presidency here in the United States. And on the heels of a trip abroad by Republican Mitt Romney, a new poll gives the advantage to President Obama. Host Michel Martin talks political news with Gabriel Sanchez, a political science professor at the University of New Mexico, and Mario Loyola, a contributor to the National Review.
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