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Hardship overshadows US election

The US presidential candidates are heading into the final two days of campaigning with the outcome still too close to call.

The US presidential candidates are heading into the final two days of campaigning with the outcome still too close to call.

The latest ABC News/Washington Post survey suggests that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are level with 48% of support.

However many people are struggling with shortages and falling temperatures in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

Bridget Kendall reports.