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Democrats vs. Republicans: the differences are stark

To the editor: Doyle McManus tells us that neither political party has a compelling message to attract voters in the upcoming election. ("Why so many voters care so little about the midterm elections," Op-Ed, Sept. 30)

What could be more compelling than keeping the Affordable Care Act, raising the minimum wage, extending unemployment benefits, improving the nation's infrastructure, addressing the problems of climate change and improving access to voting for all eligible citizens, all of which Democrats stand for and Republicans stand against?

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If voters don't understand these fundamental differences, it is their ignorance that is at fault, not messaging.

Barbara Kohn, Sherman Oaks

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