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Paris attacks shake up US elections

Against the backdrop of IS terrorists targeting one of the West's leading capitals, voter focus shifts from domestic economic issues to foreign policy and national security
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 05:50
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It would be difficult to imagine that in the light of what happened in Paris and the challenges it posed to the US, that Democratic voters would elect candidates with no background in national security.

THAT the horrifying images of the massacres that were emanating from Paris late last week were beginning to transform American politics became clear on Friday when the leading Democratic candidates were preparing for their televised debate that was scheduled to be broadcast on CBS News on