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  Dems face off in 'Rock the Vote'
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Last EditedArmyDem  Nov 04, 2003 07:57pm
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News DateTuesday, November 4, 2003 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
Description(CNN) -- With a year to go to the 2004 general elections, Democratic presidential nomination candidates faced young voters Tuesday night during a 90-minute forum aired live and sponsored by CNN and Rock the Vote at historic Faneuil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts.

Early on, the forum provided light moments when the audience learned that most of the presidential candidates prefer PCs over Macintosh computers and that Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts would have taken out his tiring pitcher if he had been manager of the Boston Red Sox in Game Seven of the American League Championship series.

Tuesday's forum, dubbed "America Rocks the Vote" and moderated by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, was designed with a town-hall format. Candidates answered live questions from the audience.

In contrast to the many lighter moments and laugh lines, the candidates tackled more substantive questions, too.
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