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Sen. Joseph Cantwell, played by Eric McCormack (left), is an ambitious striver who throws mud at his rival, Secretary William Russell, played by John Larroquette, who debates whether to use some dirt of his own in The Best Man. Joan Marcus/ hide caption

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Broadway's 'Best Man': John Larroquette

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Columnist Esther Cepeda says it is "a sign of respect" when candidates reach out to Hispanics by speaking Spanish, but there ought to be substance behind the effort. Rob Boudon/Flickr hide caption

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Op-Ed: Obama And Romney, Quit 'Hispandering'

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Each week, Talk of the Nation plays The Byrds' song "I Wanna Grow Up to Be a Politician" during the Political Junkie segment. McGuinn recorded a version just for the show. You can hear it in the last three minutes of this story. John Chiasson hide caption

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The Byrds' Roger McGuinn Works To Preserve Folk Music

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