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Campaign 2008 / Obama #849857

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 2007
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) Moves by Senator Barack Obama towards running for the presidency in 2008 featured; photo shown of his parents; details given of his phenomenal surge to celebrity status. [December 8, OBAMA - says something different is possible.] [In Chicago, October 2, 2002, OBAMA - opposes a dumb war.] [Former Representative Tony COELHO†- says he is the opposite of the Washington candidate, which is an asset.] [Democratic strategist Donna BRAZILE†- cites the fund-raising responsibility for candidates.]

(Studio: Kate Snow, George Stephanopoulos) The standings of Obama versus Senator Hillary Clinton & what his presence in the race would mean to the other Democrats discussed; ABC News/"Washington Post" poll figures on the leading Democratic candidates outlined on screen.

Snow, Kate;
Tapper, Jake;
Stephanopoulos, George

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