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Testing the political water ahead of US Mid-terms

With just three weeks to go until the Mid-term elections time is running out for the White House to convince voters the Democrats know how to turn the economy around.

The BBC's North America editor Mark Mardell has been on the road testing the political temperature. He reports from the middle of America, Missouri, and from Mr Obama's home state of Illinois.

  • 16 Oct 2010
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