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The Contenders

Friday, November 2, 2012

Reporter: Liz Hayes
Producer: Phil Goyen

It's the greatest show on Earth right now.

And for good reason, this American election campaign has everything. There are Mormons and millionaires, celebrities and shock jocks.

Then just when it seemed campaigning had settled into a steady rhythm, along came hurricane Sandy.

That monster storm kept President Obama and his rival Mitt Romney off the hustings for a couple of days.

But behind the scenes, the party machines kept chugging on.

Liz Hayes sat down with two of the most influential and entertaining cogs.

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