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Colorado, A Big Win For Obama In 2008, Now A Harder Sell

In Colorado, the presidential race is a statistical dead heat. The state went heavily for candidate Barack Obama in 2008 — but the president is now facing fierce headwinds. The race is starting to look more like what's happening nationwide — a struggle to bring out the party base.

White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

For all the attention on female voters, the gender gap is no less among white men. They voted in large numbers against Barack Obama four years ago, and are expected to do so again this year. At a motorcycle festival in Florida, some of these voters weigh in on the GOP ticket and the election.

Week In Politics: Presidential Debate, Polls

Host Melissa Block talks to regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the political impact of the last debate and unpack the latest poll numbers in the presidential race.
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Morning-After Analysis Of The Final Presidential Debate

Morning-after analysis of the final debate in the presidential race. President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney on foreign policy.

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The Color Complex In The Black Community

Kojo talks with author and activist Marita Golden about the dividing line of skin color within the African-American community.


Obama Battling To Maintain Women's Vote, Seen As His Key To Victory

Four years ago, 56 percent of female voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama. But with a recent poll showing him tied with Mitt Romney among women, Obama has been working anew to sway the demographic seen as key to his hold on the White House. Romney has been working to stop him.

Senate Hopefuls Make Final Pitches

Candidates in tight Senate races across the U.S. squared off Thursday night for their final debates before Election Day. We hear excerpts from three of them: Missouri, Virginia and Connecticut.
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Voter Fraud And Intimidation

Republicans are pushing efforts to crack down on voter fraud, but others say the problem is extremely rare. Debate over the scope of voter fraud and what's being done to prevent it.