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the picture looks distorted. >> perhaps there's hope for you after all. xxxx i'm voting for barack obama not because he's black, because he's brilliant. >> this is very personal for me. >> i feel change in the air! >> the democratic party has thrown us women aside. >> we're going to go to washington and we're going to shake things up. >> i can't trust obama. >> the first african-american president of the united states. >> failure to act now will turn a crisis into catastrophe. >> this is control. >> how's that hokie changey stuff working out for you? >> this is control. >> how's that hopey changey
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stuff working out for you? ♪ ♪ the american people have
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santa ana resounding unmistakable message of change for america. new direction for america. >> it's been just five days since democrats took control of both houses of congress. already, focus is shifting to the next big political prize, the white house. >> when the election season begins in 2007, the climate is not very good if you are a republican. the war in iraq is very unpopular. >> many democrats think they can win the presidency. >> senator biden joining the growing list of democrats announcing their intentions for '08. >> you had senators like chris dodd, john edwards, bill richardson, in the end, you thought, this will be hillary clinton's time. >> for some time it would be no secret hillary clinton would run for president. today on her website she made it
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official. >> i'm not just starting a campaign, i'm beginning a conversation. >> after six years as a senator, people believe in overwhelming margins she has credentials and leadership skills to win it. >> she and her president, a very popular president. she had all the money and backers and big names, it looked like a sure bet. >> senator barack obama threw his hat into the crowded ring today in springfield, illinois. >> one ning you can say for certainty about illinois senator barack obama is there has never been another presidential candidate like him he has a foreign name that rhyme and he has admitted to using -- and he is half white, half black and political experience, green. >> as a senator, barack obama stepped onto the national stage.
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>> there is not a liberal america, conservative america, there is the united states of america. there is not a black america and a white america and latino america and asian america, is there the united states of america. >> i encouraged barack obama to give thought to the presidency early on. i felt he could really bring people together and increasingly the longer you're in washington the less viable you are. >> america is hungry for change. america wants something new. >> propelled by the media hungry for a fresh face and a good story, he has graced the covers of time and "newsweek" and "vogue" and endorsed by oprah, a far cry from the way he has treated the powers in washington, where he is 88 on the senate's list of seniority. >> the senate looked to obama and said you're not qualified to be president. they liked him, thought he had a
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good future. the view was you don't run for president after you've been in the senate like a week and half. >> early polls showed him third trailing hillary clinton and john edwards. >> we have two different americas. we have one for all those doing very very well and then one for everybody else. >> edwards is focused on an eradication of poverty. the 2008 election was all about the war in iraq. >> you said if you were president in 2002, you would not have gone into war. >> right. >> however can you then explain your seaming contradictions from your vote to support the invasion? >> i do not believe most of us who vote to give the president authority thought he would so misuse the authority we gave him. >> hillary clinton tries to explain it away. that was ultimately unsatisfactory, especially on an issue that was so divisive. >> i am proud i opposed this war from the start because i thought
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that it would lead to the disastrous conditions we've seen on the ground in iraq. >> obama was really smart, extraordinarily articulate but vague. >> i went on your website to find some information about you and i was wondering what really are your top issues? it's not online. >> right. i'm not sure whether you're going to the campaign website or my senate website. >> at a healthcare forum he didn't deliver and critics say a foreign policy speech this week was long on vision and short on specifics. >> it was a tough year for obama. he had yet to demonstrate that he really understood policy. >> that's sharpton's blackberry. is that hillary calling? >> president obama had trouble getting democrats to say i'm going with him over clinton.
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>> i'm not asking you to make a leap of faith, i'm asking you to look at the records. >> we were feeling good about our prospects. there was an obstacle to show she could be commander in chief even though she was a woman. >> when you are attacked, you have to deck your opponent. that is what i believe. >> we were running on the fact she was incredibly experienced, she could start this job on day one and just go. >> senator hillary clinton has more than doubled her lead over barack obama. >> we were as far as 30 points behind in the national polls. our view was if we didn't win the first primary in iowa, there would be no chance to win the nomination. so, he spent more than 80 days there in 2007, meeting one-on-one and in small groups. >> are any of these people over 30? >> i'm on my way to mason city,
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sioux city and council bluffs and out and around. >> how many people are going con vasing today? it's a little brisk outside. it will be good for you. walk quick. talk fast. >> it's time that we moved from sound bites to sound solutions. >> we will continue to press, keep the energy up. there is a huge momentum. >> iowa, you can make the difference. >> tomorrow night, the future of the free world is riding on your shoulders. don't feel any pressure. >> tonight, across this state in all 99 counties, neighbors are gathering huddled together under the banner of their chosen candidate. >> an unprecedented turnout due to the in large part first time caucus-goers. >> the stereotypical iowa caucus
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goer is older, female. what barack obama did was he went after the young people. we all thought, that's just silly. they are never going to vote. we were horribly horribly wrong. >> cnn is ready to project senator barack obama will win the iowa democratic caucuses, a dramatic development indeed. >> iowa is the whitest place outside the north pole. he's not just winning, winning handily there. >> no black people are supposed to win in iowa. no black people are in iowa. how does this happen? wait a minute. what does this mean going forward? >> we are one nation, one people, and our time for change has come!
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there is something stirring around the country. it started last week in iowa and now it's happening here in new hampshire. >> the obama steam roller pulled into new hampshire today catapulted by the big win in iowa and eager for more. >> the victory in iowa invested us with a kind of hub bruce that was visible. we campaign around new hampshire like a conquering army. >> we are about to make history and you want to be a part of it. >> i've been a life-long republican who is now a registered democrat, all because of barack obama. correct. >> barack obama is surging by nine points ahead of hillary
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clinton in one of the latest polls, a few days ago they were tied. senator clinton is fighting back hard. >> i don't know since when experience became a liability for running for the highest office in our land. >> she got really gritty and was like, i will fight this thing out town by town. >> this day, this last high pressure day before the new hampshire primary turned into a day unlike any other on the campaign trail for hillary clinton. >> she's taken aback by what's happening. she's losing against this guy named barack obama no one had ever heard of months before. and she's frustrated. you can tell. it's palpable. >> as a woman, i know it's hard to get out of the house and get ready. my question is very personal. how do you do it, keep up and look so wonderful? >> it's not easy. it's not easy. i couldn't do it if i just didn't passionately believe it was the right thing to do.
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i have so many opportunities in this country, i just don't want to see us fall backwards. you know. so -- >> all anyone is talking about is hillary clinton and that rare display of emotion. >> some are wondering if the pressure is actually getting to her. >> if the emotional strain is too much to bear on the way to the oval office, how can we expect hillary to handle it when she's sitting behind that big desk. >> presidential campaigns are tough business. being president of the united states is also very tough business. >> they attacked her as a woman. you know, if we cry, then we're weak. >> what would happen if barack obama cried on the campaign trail? >> they'd probably say he was a very sensitive male. >> that was a moment working women can say, you know what, she's relatable for once. they came out the next day in new hampshire to support her. >> senator hillary clinton has
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shocked the political world. she has beaten barack obama. >> i listened to you, and in the process i found my own voice. >> this had to be a blow to barack obama and his campaign. they really thought they had this. >> reporter: they came expecting a coronation, instead, barack obama had to concede, however, they're not throwing in the towel by any means. >> the energy is all on barack obama and hillary clinton. so get through all these first primaries and john edwards and his two americas are not getting any traction. >> it's time for me to step aside so that history can blaze its path. >> it is now certain that for the first time in america a major political party will nominate either a woman or an african northwestern be its candidate for president. >> i feel change in the air!
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what about you? >> the united states political royalty was endorsing this first term senator and turning its back on the clintons. for the clintons it was personal because they had worked with ted kennedy, they were friends with ted kennedy. it was a real blow for us. hillary said, where do we go from here? frankly, we didn't have the answer. >> hillary clinton never anticipated, expected to have a well financed opponent, well organized opponent like barack obama. >> her entire strategy is based on winning early on and closesing down shop, moving onto the general election. but that's not happening. they're out of money and that is a huge problem. but she fights and keeps fighting. >> how are you? >> clinton has loaned her campaign $5 million of her own money to see her through the near term. >> i'm going to keep making our case until we have a nominee whoever she may be.
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>> every chair should have had one of these cards. i want you to fill it out. i want you to become part of this process. >> people underestimated not just him as a candidate but the political operation he was able to put into place. i think his background in community organizing helps throughout the campaign. >> call these folks up and tell them you will go with them. the two campaigns have markedly different strategies. clinton focused on the big prizes, new york, new jersey, california, lots of populations means lots of convention delegates. obama is hoping to run the board. he's visited 15 states in the past week including red states like kansas and idaho. >> they told me there weren't any democrats in idaho. but i didn't believe them. >> since the 1960s, the
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democrats had catered to this white moderate middle. but obama decides to appeal to a new generation of young folks and to usually alienated communities of color. he was able to change the democratic nod and really open it up again. >> turnout is off the charts heavy. 10,000 voters in one county the first day, 10 times the turnout in the last presidential election. >> obama's campaign harnessed the internet as organizing and fund-raising tool. >> over $100 million online from 1.5 million people. >> reporter: it allowed him to pass super tuesday outspending clinton. >> obama not only has momentum starting to pull away with a delegate count with a sizable lead. >> we're turning out to be a scrappy little team. >> reporter: he was cruising
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new polls say barack obama is taking a big hit because of his past toror. >> the government gives them the drugs and sends them to prison and three strike law and wants us to sing god bless america. no, not god bless america, god dahm america that's in the bible. >> here, you have this scary black preacher saying things that are anti-american. >> that reverend rack looks like a raving maniac. >> i'm fearful obama feels the same way. >> this will scare the hell out of white people. >> it's designed to scare. >> why have you been listening to this pastor for 20 years? >> reverend wright is like an uncle or family member you may strongly object to what they have to say. >> uncles are blood relatives you are stuck with at family gatherings that say outrageous things and you can't get rid of
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them. you can walk out of a church. >> he went on cable and just got pummeled. >> do you repudiate the man. >> he called me and said i want to make a speech on race. >> barack obama is working on a speech on race and hoping to diffuse the incendiary. >> he turned to me and said, i know everybody is nervous. i will go out and give this speech and maybe people won't accept it and i won't be president of the united states. at least i'll say what i wanted to say. that's worth something. >> i've already condemned in unequivocal terms the statements of reverend wright that have caused such controversy. as imperfect as he may be, he has been like family to me. i can no more disown him than i can disown my white grandmother, a woman who loves me as much as she loves anything in this world but a woman who once confessed her fear of black men who passed her by on the street.
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these people are part of me. they are part of america, this country that i love. >> i thought it was taking a moment that is normally responded to by a politician with denials and avoidance, we're not going to comment any further, instead, he made something useful out of it. >> the profound mistake of reverend wright's sermons is not that he spoke about racism in our society. he spoke as if our society is static. what we know is america can change. >> hillary clinton had a chance to catch obama from behind. when obama gave his great speech on race, that was it. that was the end. she was never going to catch up. >> one year, four months and 18 days after she started her campaign, hillary clinton waded through an emotional crowd of supporters to end it. >> although we weren't able to shatter that highest hardest glass ceiling this time, thanks
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to you, it's got about 18 million cracks in it. >> even when she did concede, her supporters were still so passionate and so inspired by her that they wouldn't accept barack obama. >> the democratic party has thrown us women aside. >> they were called the pumas, party unity my ass is what pumas stood for. >> it will be obama, and the veteran delegate senator had been selected as barack obama's running mate. >> going into the election, joe biden provided a level of experience obama didn't have and more important the assumption that this country was not ready to vote for an african-american president and bind might help with working class white voters who might otherwise not know
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him. >> the american people didn't get to know me yesterday as they're just getting to know senator obama. >> on the republican said you had john mccain who almost dropped out of the race. had no money. he decides he's going to dig in and remarkably, he's able to win the nomination. this is not a great year to be the incumbent party. >> i'm not comparing myself to president bush on anything. i'm going with my own campaign. >> what's remarkable is both parties want a change. john mccain described himself as a maverick. he felt he had a legitimate claim to being the anti-bush in the party. >> obama and mccain will be fighting for the female voter. mccain seeing an opportunity with older and working class women angry how the primary turned out. >> i've spent the last few months looking for a running mate who can best help me shake up washington and make it start working again for the people
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that are counting on us. >> john mccain faced the same problem hillary clinton faced, all of a sudden, john mccain's sage elder statesman persona doesn't look so fresh. >> governor sarah palin of the great state of alaska! >> hillary left 18 million cracks in the highest glass ceiling in america, but it turns out the women of america aren't finished yet and we can shatter that glass ceiling once and for all! let's be honest. every insurance company tells you they can save you money. save up to 10% when you bundle with esurance. including me, esurance spokesperson dennis quaid. he's a pretty good spokesperson. ehhh. so when i say, "drivers who switched from geico to esurance saved an average of $412," you probably won't believe me. hey, actor lady whose scene was cut. hi. but you can believe this esurance employee,
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the top google search is going on today. look at this, palin, palin, vice president, governor of alaska. it's fair to say it's not everyday it is abuzz with the presidential race. >> she was a dynamic woman risen from local mayor, phopta president to highest office in alaska, a success story everyone can relate to. >> she was a life-long nra member and with alaskan troops, she showed she knows her way
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with a gun. >> she goes out and kills a caribou, skins it and cooks it for dinner. >> by john mccain choosing sarah palin it certainly was a curveball and gave new energy to the republican ticket. >> i'm not a mover and shaker within the republican party you think conventionally would be tapped. why not go for a woman? why not make history? >> when you're a woman that has the itch for change, it looks like it could be a really smart pick. maybe she will get some women mad over hillary clinton having lost. >> ladies and gentlemen, the next vice president of the united states. >> i was hired to work on the obama campaign after hillary conceded, and we were watching sarah palin give her convention speech. >> before i became governor, i was mayor of my hometown, and since our opponents in this presidential election seem to look down on that experience,
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let me explain to them what the job involves. a smalltown mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities. >> she did what hillary clinton could not do and that was deliver a precise attack without looking like a bitch, and that was scary to us. >> you know what they say the difference is between a hockey mom and a pitbull? lipstick. >> that's one of the best convention speeches i've ever seen. mccain, who had been eight points down to obama with no possibility of turning it around, by the time sarah palin finished speaking he was five points up. the campaign announced it has raised $8 million online. that's just been since sarah palin gave that speech less than
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24 hours ago. >> with your help, we're going to washington and we're going to shake things up. >> mccain leads obama-53-41 before the convention and that differs is sarah palin. >> she can be vice president, more skilled than anybody. >> sarah palin steals the thunder and garners all the headlines. that was scary to barack obama. >> they were saying a month ago and saying experience experience experience. then they chose palin and started talking about change, change, change. what happened? >> palin has yet to hold a news conference and steers well clear of the national reporters who travel with her everywhere. >> eventually, she's going to have to answer questions and not be sequestered. eventually she will have to answer questions about her record. >> when it comes to establishing your world view, i was curious, what newspapers and magazines
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did you regularly read before you were tapped for this, to stay informed and understand the world. >> i've read most of them again with a greater appreciation for the press and media. >> what specifically? i'm curious? >> all of them that have been -- >> there was no more teleprompter. there wasn't any for them to memorize in preparation for the interview with katie couric. when she was asked about foreign policy changes there was nothing to draw upon. >> you cited alaska's proximity to russia. what did you mean? >> alaska has a maritime border with a foreign country, russia and as putin rears his head and comes into the airspace of the united states of america, where do they go? alaska, right over the border.
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>> you have alaska here and this is water and there's russia. so we keep an eye on them. >> tina fey doesn't need new material. all she needs to do is to read a transcript of sarah palin's interview of katie couric to get huge laughs. it's embarrassing not simply to palin but to mccain. >> i just found out from mccain's campaign manager they only actually met once before he started seriously considering her a contender. >> joe lieberman was the candidate he wanted but he was convinced by his aides that would cause a revolt inside his party. joe lieberman is pro-choice. >> let me quote. the idea women will race off to vote for any candidate with the same internal plumbing is both offensive and historically wrong. >> if john mccain wins this woman will be one 72-year-old's heart beat away from being
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the most serious financial crisis since the "great depression." >> heading into the fall of 2008, you have the collapse of the economy, all tied to the mortgage meltdown. at the time, everybody is still trying to figure this out. >> john mccain said he would suspend the campaigning, no speeches or campaigning or commercials to help solve the economic crisis. he called for a delay in friday's first presidential debate. >> all we must do to achieve this is temporarily set politics aside. i am committed to doing so. >> obama agreed to the need for bipartisan action but agreed he still plans to debate mccain friday in mississippi. >> i think it will be part of the president's job to deal with more than one thing at once. >> reporter: it is a real-time test of leadership for the financial crisis. we will see what it's like for either of these people to be president in the middle of a crisis. >> we know we have to get
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something done as quickly as possible. >> reporter: from the moment he set foot in washington, mccain was engulfed in politics and abundant second-guessing of his actions even by republicans whose infighting unravelled a near completed deal and left mccain with little to show for his efforts. >> it's one thing to be a maverick. you want to be a maverick who gets things done. mccain didn't and is making obama look more presidential. >> i put forward this. number one, make sure we have oversight. >> before, it was about hope and change. now, he's able to offer a vision for how he would lead the country forward in concrete ways. >> barack obama has nearly doubled his lead over john mccain in the week since their first debate. senator obama gets better marks for his handling the crisis. >> campaigning in california, sarah palin launched a new line of attack on barack obama.
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>> one of his earliest supporters is a man who, according to the "new york times" was a domestic terrorist and part of a group -- >> palin attacked obama for his ties to william ayers, a war activist who participated in a bombing campaign during the war. >> barack obama faced a challenge in a way no candidate before him had faced. there were whispering campaigns barack obama had not been born in the united states, he was a secret muslim and he was a manchurian candidate and nothing about him was real or true. >> who is the real barack obama? >> obama scares me. i just -- i'm worried about what will happen to this country if obama takes off. >> i don't think he's american, no, he is not. >> i can't trust obama. he is an arab. he is not?
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>> mow miami. >> no? -- no, ma'am. >> no? >> no, ma'am. he's a decent family citizen i happen to have disagreements with. >> i think mccain did the country a service by refusing to embrace conspiracies and nasty attacks on obama. it's unfortunate. there were pockets of the country pushing that way. i will respect him and i want -- no, no. i want everyone to be respectful. >> john mccain is so mavicy he's have vicking away from his supporters and getting booed from hit. >> he created a monster he can control. there is a way to play this game you have no good choices. we are watching a campaign that has maneuvered itself into exactly that position. >> as the polls open from the east to the west across this country, eager voters showing up before the polls even opened, in many cases lines as far as the
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eye could see. >> all of it felt like, is this a real thing? is it possible that america could do this? so, it was all like a collective holding of our breath. >> we're only a few seconds away from the top of the hour when these states will be closing. >> the rules are that we had to wait until all the voting had ended. i remember at 10:59:50 my executive producer was in the air saying 10 seconds. it was an electric moment i will never forgot. >> cnn can now project, barack obama, 47 years old, he will be the first african-american president of the united states. >> for those who lived through
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segregation and the civil rights era, it felt like the fulfillment of everything they thought the country could be. when something seems impossible and suddenly it's achieved, it was beyond words. it's still a shock to me. >> it's been a long time coming but tonight change has come to america. >> it was just overwhelming. there was my friend of some years now president-elect, and you could see almost instantly a change. you could see the weight of the world on his shoulders. he was already thinking about the responsibilities that had just flowed to him in the gravity of the moment was very very palpable. >> even as we celebrate tonight,
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we know the challenges tomorrow will bring are the greatest of our lifetime. the road ahead will be long, our climb will be steep. we may not get there in one year or even in one term, but america, i have never been more hopeful than i am tonight that we will get there, i promise you, we as a people will get there. >> yes, we can. yes, we can. yes, we can. yes, we can.
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all of us who are watching in the united states and around the world, we're privileged to have this front row seat of history. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> tomorrow, the president of the united states gets down to real business. the enormous challenges facing him and the country on foreign policy and on the economic front. >> by all indications he relishes the chance to go into the oval office and get started. he wants to get moving. >> it's a rare day when a president goes to the capitol to meet only with members of the other party. >> hello, everybody. >> president obama did just that
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to actively seek bipartisan support for his $825 billion economic stimulus package. >> we had a wonderful exchange of ideas. >> obama believed he'll somehow be able to reach across the aisle. but this kind of hope and change and optimism that had made this such an inspiring campaign runs up against the reality of politics in 2009 when he takes office. >> hr 1 as amended passes. >> it's a victory that came with almost no republican support, zero on the house side. three in the senate, a long way from those hopes of bipartisanship. >> old habits break hard. so we're going to keep on reaching out and eventually i have confidence that it's going to pay off. >> president obama is incredibly ambitious, and he still sees that 2009 is a unique moment. the democrats control the house and senate, and he realizes these windows are limited. >> the president vowed to solve a problem that has bedeviled presidents since theodore
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roosevelt, how to reduce health care costs and expand coverage. >> one of the greatest threats, not just to the well being of our families and the prosperity of our businesses, but to the very foundation of our economy. >> president obama absolutely understood that addressing the issue of health care was going to be a really difficult challenge, but we had to try. >> we're doing it on a bipartisan basis. we're working together. the president is being very pragmatic about this. he's open to listening. that's how we're going to accomplish the goal. >> obama believes republicans will vote with him on something that's reasonable. if he compromises, they will as well. but over the course of the next few months, it turns into a terrible political challenge. >> as members of congress return to their districts for their monthlong summer break to hear from their constituents, the shouting at so-called town
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meetings has sometimes reached a fever pitch. >> i don't want this country turning into russia, turning into a socialized country. >> this is not health reform. this is control. >> people who were never involved in politics before, grandmothers, grandfathers across the country saying, hey, give me my country back. 2009 was the awakening of the tea party. >> sarah palin has waded into the heated health care debate in a new facebook posting. she raises the possibility of what she calls an obama death panel. >> millions of people will be given the pill to make them comfortable while they die. >> there was an element in the republican coalition that was already beginning to listen to conspiracy theories and falsehoods. it was a sign of the kinds of things we would see balloon. >> where we do disagree, let's disagree over things that are real.
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not these wild misrepresentations. >> the president said the debate is over. it's time to pass health care reform. >> but with republicans still unanimously opposed, the president left no doubt he wants democrats in congress to pass his bill with democratic votes only. >> when's the right time? if not now, when? if not us, who? >> as the final votes came in, i went and i found the president and i said, you know, i'm so thankful for what you did here on behalf of all those families who won't have to go through what my family went through when my child was young and had a chronic illness and we almost went bankrupt. and he just said, that's why we do the work. >> the challenge now is to the president to sell this to a very skeptical public in a very tough election year. >> there's a funny thing about political success. people tend to rest at the top
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of the mountain. and the people who are out of power tend to gather the energy because they have a focal point. we want to get rid of this person, this congress. we want to change things. and that change possibility is energetic and frenetic. >> tonight, there's a tea party tidal wave, and we're sending a message to them. >> rand paul headlines a slate of conservative tea party-backed candidates who are partying after victories. >> a remarkable 40% of voters now identify themselves as tea party supporters. and eight out of ten of them voted republican. >> feels bad. >> two years ago, barack obama was at 62% in the polls. "time" magazine declared the republican party all but extinct. and look at where we are now. the voters have not gotten what they asked for. >> the mistake was to think that the country speaks as one. that we're all one thing. what we really are is a mass of
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reactions. we're always reacting to the last thing that happened. so if the country goes left, you can be damn sure it's going to go right. if the country is looking good for rich people one day, the poor people will hate that and get angry. if we think we're past race, racism will come right back. our pendulum swings. in the long run, we make progress, but it can be pretty ugly to watch. >> what a week. the state of hawaii released my official long form birth certificate. no one is happier to put this birth certificate to rest than the donald. obviously we all know about your credentials and breadth of experience. seriously, in an episode of "the apprentice," you recognized the real problem was a lack of leadership. and so ultimately you didn't blame lil jon, or meat loaf.
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you fired gary busey. these are the kind of decisions that would keep me up at night hi, honey, it's me. >> 80 million people in the country now have cell phones. they're no longer a high-price luxury. >> today apple is going to reinvent the phone. >> to google means to find out all there is to know. >> how many friends do you officially have now? >> 175 million. >> within four degrees of me are 700,000 people. >> who is barack obama? the answer is right there on my facebook page. >> if you like hilarious, shocking embarrassing videos -- >> i like turtles. >> -- chances are you spend a lot time on youtube. >> leave britney alone! >> what we're creating is a ste


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