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Full episode transcript: 8/31/12

ANNOUNCER [narration]: THIS IS NEED TO KNOW WITH …MARIA HINOJOSA …SCOTT SIMON… RAY SUAREZ … AND THIS WEEK… JEFF GREENFIELD. JEFF GREENFIELD [narration]: ON THIS SPECIAL EDITION…WIN OHIO AND YOU’LL PROBABLY WIN THE WHITE HOUSE. CAN THE DEMOCRATS RALLY THE FAITHFUL AND CONVINCE THE UNDECIDED IN THIS CRITICAL STATE? BILL CUNION: We have been in [...]

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