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Saturday, January 5th, 2008

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE — Just arrived at the ABC News/Facebook presidential debate… by horse-drawn carriage. We did the same thing in Iowa last month. Why? Watch the video to find out. New here? Check out our Candidate Challenge.

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