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Pew Polls Americans on What They Want to Hear from the Conventions
August 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Are political conventions just for policy wonks, journalists and politicos, or do they engage average Americans, as well? That is the question at the heart of a recent poll. Jeffrey Brown talks to Pew Research Center's Andy Kohut from the convention floor about the results of that poll.
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