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What 'Electabilty' Means for 2008

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What 'Electabilty' Means for 2008

Election 2008

What 'Electabilty' Means for 2008

What 'Electabilty' Means for 2008

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Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving talks about how voters perceive the issue of electability in a field of presidential candidates that includes a woman, an African American and a Mormon.

Former Sen. John Edwards says he's the most electable among Democrats. Crediting Edwards' Southern roots, Elving says the former senator indeed has an argument, but he questions whether Edwards is the answer.

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