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Where the fight is

Mass. Democrats, sure of local win, campaign in swing states

Dorothea Jones of Boston spoke with fellow Obama campaign volunteer Damian Smith during a cookout rally in Durham, N.C. Dorothea Jones of Boston spoke with fellow Obama campaign volunteer Damian Smith during a cookout rally in Durham, N.C. (Sara D. Davis for the Boston Globe via Associated Press)
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / October 28, 2008

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Kathleen Shepard, 59, a real estate agent from Weston, started waking up at 3 a.m., worrying about the direction of the country - the economy, the dependence on foreign oil. She wanted to influence the election, but living in liberal Massachusetts, she knows her vote is unlikely to change the electoral math on Election Day. Last week, she said goodbye ... (Full article: 1015 words)

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