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Florida Votes

Voters head to the polls in Florida today in what is by all accounts a tight race for the top spot between John McCain and Mitt Romney.

McCain leads Romney 35 percent to 31 percent in today's Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby tracking survey (though Romney has taken the lead in a Rasmussen national poll). Rudy Guliani and Mike Huckabee trail at a distant third, both at 13 percent.

A tepid showing may well bring an end to the former mayor of New York's candidacy — not to mention represent a stunning rebuke of his Sunshine State strategy.

Here & Now's Jill Kaufman gets this primary update from Juan Vasquez, deputy editorial page editor at the Miami Herald.
Audio is about five minutes in length:
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NPR will broadcast live news coverage of the Florida returns hosted by Robert Siegel. Listen online or on the radio beginning at 10:00 p.m.

This program aired on January 29, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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