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Hot-Button Issues on Hold This Year

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Hot-Button Issues on Hold This Year

Election 2008

Hot-Button Issues on Hold This Year

Hot-Button Issues on Hold This Year

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Every four years, presidential hopefuls usually rally their bases with rhetoric about so-called "hot-button" issues, including abortion, gun control, gay rights and the death penalty.

This year, there has been little talk about these issues.

Ron Elving explains the candidates' uncharacteristic silence to host Liane Hansen.

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