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Economy weighed heavily on most voters' minds

Six in 10 called the issue their highest concern

A worker adjusted an American flag yesterday at the Weston Galleria in Houston. The hotel was set to host a party for the Harris County GOP. A worker adjusted an American flag yesterday at the Weston Galleria in Houston. The hotel was set to host a party for the Harris County GOP. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle)
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / November 5, 2008

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Battered by a drumbeat of dire news from the workplace and Wall Street, a wave of American voters went to the polls concerned about the economy and chose Senator Barack Obama as the candidate best equipped to lead the country in a new direction. (Full article: 780 words)

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