With the first presidential debate tonight a lot of people are asking for fewer attacks and simpler rhetoric. WUFT-FM’s Julian Hernandez spoke with USF Political Science Professor Susan MacManus on what to expect tonight. Only 2 out of 10 people will be influenced by the debate, according to a USA Today poll, but MacManus says when it comes to Florida that means a lot.
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