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ON THE LINE: U.S. Prepares to Votei
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October 31, 2014 3:00 AM
On November 4th, Americans head to the polls for the 2014 elections. Control of Congress and many state governments is at stake. And even though he's not on the ballot, President Barack Obama hangs over many of those races as well as the next presidential election, which is only two years away. As Americans get ready to head to the polls in one of the most expensive elections in memory, let us find out what's at stake and what's really on the minds of voters across the country….next “On The Line”.

ON THE LINE: U.S. Prepares to Vote

Published October 30, 2014

On November 4th, Americans head to the polls for the 2014 elections. Control of Congress and many state governments is at stake. And even though he's not on the ballot, President Barack Obama hangs over many of those races as well as the next presidential election, which is only two years away. As Americans get ready to head to the polls in one of the most expensive elections in memory, let us find out what's at stake and what's really on the minds of voters across the country….next “On The Line”.

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U.S. PREPARES TO VOTE
On November 4th, Americans head to the polls for the 2014 elections. Control of Congress and many state governments is at stake. And even though he's not on the ballot, President Barack Obama hangs over many of those races as well as the next presidential election, which is only two years away. As Americans get ready to head to the polls in one of the most expensive elections in memory, let us find out what's at stake and what's really on the minds of voters across the country….next, “On The Line”.
GUESTS:
Jim Malone: National Correspondent, VOA News
John C. Fortier (Ph.D.): Director - Democracy Project, Bipartisan Policy Center
Shawn Johnson: State Capitol Reporter, Wisconsin Public Radio
Andre Salvail: Reporter, Aspen Times