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Presidential Campaigns Ramp Up Volunteer Recruiting

As the Presidential campaigns enter their final weeks, the organizations on both sides are trying to find more and more volunteers to get out the vote and tip the scales going into Nov. 6.

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Kojo Nnamdi Show-Washington City Paper Poll

We explore a new Kojo Nnamdi Show-Washington City Paper poll of 1,222 registered D.C. voters to reveal what locals think of recent political controversies and quality of life issues.

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Debate Chat: Presidential Town Hall At Hofstra University

The second of three Presidential debates will take place Tuesday night at 9 p.m. from Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Join NPR bloggers and political editors tonight for a live chat starting at 8:30 p.m.

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The Politics Hour

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins us in the studio.

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Debate Chat: 2012 Vice Presidential Debate

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The first and only 2012 Vice Presidential Debate takes off Thursday night from Danville, Ky. Join NPR bloggers and political editors tonight for a live chat beginning at 8 p.m.

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Analysis: Maryland Rep. Van Hollen Was Biden's Budget Expert

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Solidly Democrat, Maryland doesn't have the sway of swing states in an election year. As reporter Matt Bush explains, however, Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen was Vice President Biden's go-to debate prep partner.

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The Politics Hour

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D) hangs out with the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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Analysis: Virginians Eye Candidates During Presidential Debates

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5, sets the scene for the state of the presidential election in Virginia before the first presidential debate.

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In Alexandria, Reviews Of Debate Fall Along Party Lines

Some voters in Alexandria watched the first presidential debate closely last night, weighing how the candidates's performances will ultimately play in Virginia, where the race is extremely close.

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Analysis: Virginia Remains A Battleground Going Into Debates

National Journal Hotline's Josh Kraushaah outlines what Virginians will be looking for at the debates and how candidates are doing in the commonwealth. 

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