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Election Night: Part One24:50
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photoThis hour, polls close in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, and West Virginia.

Ohio, one of the key battleground states in this election, was at the center of last minute campaigning by both Bush and Kerry camps. No Republican has won the White House without winning Ohio.

Tune in to hear about the latest results and a big picture perspective from our team of top political watchers.

Guests:

E.J. Dionne, columnist, Washington Post, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution

James Nuzzo, Republican strategist, contributor to The National Review Online

Steve Jarding, Democratic strategist, adjunct professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

Bob Oakes, "Morning Edition" Host, WBUR, watching the polls

Audie Cornish, reporter for WBUR at Kerry campaign headquarters

Monica Brady-Myerov, reporter for WBUR at Bush headquarters

Fred Thys, reporter for WBUR covering the race in New Hampshire

Michael Mayo, metro columnist, South Florida Sun Sentinel

Jim O'Toole, head political writer, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Joe Hallet, senior political editor, Columbus Dispatch

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor for The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on November 2, 2004.

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