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Political family ties may nudge wins in battleground states

Clip: 10/31/2014 | 9m 11s

How much does a having a popular family name matter in politics? At least three dozen members of Congress have had family members who've held office before them. And as numerous incumbents see their political futures in jeopardy, NewsHour's Jeff Greenfield explores whether the family business of American politics -- especially in key battleground states -- helps candidates today.

Aired: 10/31/14

Rating: NR

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