Conflict & Justice

Election Sentiment in Europe

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Watching US election coverage at a cafe in Paris. (Photo: Amy Bracken)

For a view on the US elections in Europe we spoke to Amy Bracken in Paris and Gerry Hadden in Barcelona.

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Amy says the election is being followed very closely in France, but it's now quite as "electric" as it was four years ago.

From Spain, Gerry says the overall interest is "more muted than it was four years ago."

Some of that has do to with the economic crisis in Europe, but there's also disappointment in Obama for not keeping promises made during the last election.

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