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Politicians battle for Florida vote
The state of US economy is a key issue in the midterm election in the sunshine state.
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2010 20:34 GMT

The state of the US economy is a critical issue in the midterm election in Florida.

Republicans are hoping to put a dent in Barack Obama's two year-old presidency and Florida is seen as a crucial battleground among the 37 senate seats up for grabs.

Lucia Newman reports on a three-way race that has a conservative Tea Party candidate making some big gains.

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