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Early voting may be the key to the election
President Obama cast his ballot Thursday and joined millions of Americans who have already voted. So far the president leads I early voting, and it was key to his success in 2008 as well. Former Democratic elections officials Dennis Lieberman and Tom Ritchie, who were fired for trying to protect voting rights, join Rev. Al Sharpton.