Election 2008

Is Bob Barr The New Nader?

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Some supporters of Republican candidate John McCain are worried that libertarian candidate Bob Barr will capture conservative-leaning independent voters. Such a move could flip battleground states over to Democratic candidate Barack Obama. Alex Chadwick speaks with Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving about the independent vote and the possibility of a "Republican Nader."



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