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Political People {format} 7:20 Barrett Golding

Almost half the eligible voters in this country don't bother to vote. But some people are passionate about politics. They pass out pamphlets, work the phones, write letters to the editor. We wondered why, when so many people couldn't care less about politics, these people care so much. So we went down to the party headquarters and asked them. (Original songs written for this story by Greg Keeler.)

Broadcast: Nov 4 2008 on NPR Day to Day Subjects: Politics