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Obama to appear on MTV election special

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

MTV is giving it's viewers a chance to talk to the candidates.

It will air a special, "Ask Obama Live," live from Washington, D.C., Friday.

An audience of 18-to-29-year-olds will be gathered at a college campus to ask the commander in chief questions during the half-hour special.

According to MTV, 45 million 18-to-29-year-olds are eligible to vote in the November 6 election, which is the largest voting block in the country.

Topics are expected to range from jobs and the cost of college, to same-sex rights and immigration.

MTV has also invited Republican nominee Mitt Romney for a similar live special.

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