Undecided Voter Makes Debate Plea

Barbara Zimmerman is an undecided voter in the battleground state of Ohio. She urges Sens. Obama and McCain to address the issues of abortion and health care tonight, without slamming each other.

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Ms. BARBARA ZIMMERMAN: Hi my name is Barbara Zimmerman. I'm calling from Ohio. I am an undecided voter.

ALEX CHADWICK, host:

We're hearing from swing-state voters who are still making up their minds. We asked Barbara to tell us what she wants to hear in the debate tonight.

Ms. ZIMMERMAN: I am concerned about the abortion issue, and I hope that they talk about, without getting into, you know, slamming each other, the health issue. I'm just a little confused about that. I wish there was more clarification. I am in my 50s, and that is something to be concerned about.

CHADWICK: We'll check in with Barbara on tomorrow's show. She'll tell us whether she's got what she wanted from the candidates. And you can give us your take on the debate and on the issues that matter to you at our blog, that's npr.org/daydreaming.

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