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Data Battle Is Critical Front In Democrats' N.H. Presidential Primary Race

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Sanders cheers on his troops last week at a the opening of the Rochester campaign office. The information at the center of the DNC data breach could make a huge difference in an already tight race to win the New Hampshire primary.

The fight late last week among Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee seems to have simmered down. The DNC censured Sanders' campaign for improperly getting access to confidential voter data from Clinton's team. The restrictions have since been lifted, but the incident shone a light on a little known, but critical aspect of the 2016 presidential race: how candidates use data to identify, reach and influence potential supporters.

But in the Democratic race in New Hampshire this year, the data war may well mean the difference in a tight race.

To read more, check out the full story from NHPR

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