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Debating in the Bronx

Disappointed in the presidential debate, New Yorkers hold their own

Thursday, October 16, 2008

The presidential candidates held their last debate last night in Long Island and neither one had many surprises for the viewing public. One group of mostly second generation Dominicans and Puerto Rican 20-somethings gathered around the TV on the northwestern edge of the Bronx, hoping to learn something new. But they were largely disappointed. So, as WNYC’s Marianne McCune reports, they held their own series of debates.

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