Demystifying The Role Of Political Independents

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Read Clarene Page's Chicago Tribune column, "Swing Voters Are Still Partisan"

Approximately 40 percent of U.S. voters identify as independents, giving them considerable clout with political candidates. Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page and George W. Bush campaign strategist Daron Shaw discuss who makes up the independent electorate, and if its influence is sometimes overstated.

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