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joan vennochi

Obama needs to win the not-so-optimistic

Barack Obama won the hope vote in 2008. Now, to keep the White House, President Obama needs to win back the disappointed.

Michael Jones is one of them. Jones, one of the questioners during Tuesday night’s debate, wanted to know what the president has done to earn his support in 2012. This time around, “I’m not that optimistic,” said Jones.

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