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Map Center: What Do Swing States Say About Jobs and the Economy?
August 28, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
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Hari Sreenivasan and Anna Sale of WNYC examine data from the PBS NewsHour Map Center on the No. 1 priority of voters in swing states: jobs and the economy.
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