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Retired GOP Voters In Ariz. Unchanged By Mesa Debate

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Retired GOP Voters In Ariz. Unchanged By Mesa Debate

Retired GOP Voters In Ariz. Unchanged By Mesa Debate

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Back in October, we asked a group of Republican voters in Arizona to watch one of the debates. Last night we asked them to do it again, and NPR's Ted Robbins watched with them in SaddleBrooke, Arizona, which is a retirement community just outside Tucson.

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TED ROBBINS, BYLINE: Four months ago, Dick and Peg Alford sent out an email inviting members of the SaddleBrooke Republican Club to come to their house to watch one of the early debates. Back then, eight people showed up to watch eight candidates.

Last night, 15 people showed up to watch the remaining four candidates. After some food and drink, the group of retirees settled down to watch.

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