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Obama Interview #1012768

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 26, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) An exclusive interview held with President Obama about the coming election and his vision for the country. [OBAMA - says he wants to win badly because the country needs it; we are starting to come back, but the economy has to work for everybody and his vision will differ from the other side; admits he does not watch the debates, but whoever wins will be a standard bearer for what we are not: revenue will be cut too much when we have the lowest tax rate in 50 years and someone has to pay for it; reacts to being called the "food stamp president" by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and whether there is an undercurrent of race in the issue; states we did a whole lot in the first three years: the auto industry's rebound; comments on the SEALs mission to rescue Jessica Buchanan and what Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said about their meeting; notes First Lady Michelle Obama is enthusiastic about the coming campaign: we should finish the job; suggests his daughters were not embarrassed by his singing Al Green.]
Sawyer, Diane

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