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Last week, I spoke with Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center and founder of FactCheck.org, about what Americans deserve to hear from President Obama and Mitt Romney during the presidential debates, as well as why she considers the debates "all that we've got left" to spread truth and knowledge. Enjoy that clip from our conversation below.




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