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Virginia Is A Key State Now – And In November

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One of the country’s closely watched primary contests today is in Virginia, a state some analysts are calling Marco Rubio’s best chance for a Super Tuesday victory over Donald Trump. It also is predicted to be a key swing state for the November general election.

Virginia is complicated for candidates who are trying to appeal to both urban and rural regions. The state also has the second-highest number of active military personnel in the country.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Michael Pope, a reporter from Here & Now contributor WAMU, about Virginia’s role in 2016.


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