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Will rural voters stem the Democratic tide in the Northeast?

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Republicans are struggling across the Northeast. The GOP suffered big losses in the region two years ago and polls suggest that 2008 could be even worse. One bright spot for the GOP is its rural base. Those same surveys show that small town voters still favor Republicans by wide margins. As Brian Mann reports, the rural advantage could make all the difference in key races, from New Hampshire to New York state.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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