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Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on ‘What Matters’ at the End of the 2012 DNC
September 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell talks with Hari Sreenivasan at the 2012 Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C. McDonnell responded positively to Michelle Obama and former President Clinton's speeches. But in the end, he said, larger problems, like the national deficit reaching $16 trillion, are still in the background.
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