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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Obama's Pastor #891737

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 29, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Wright) The strong response of Senator Barack Obama to the controversial statements from and actions of his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, featured. [OBAMA - comments specifically on Wright's "ridiculous propositions"; expresses outrage over the spectacle we saw yesterday.] [At the National Press Club, WRIGHT - comments on Obama being a politician.] [University of Maryland Ronald WALTERS†- says Obama needed to stop the freefall.] [In Chicago, MAN; TheRoot.com Lynette CLEMETSON†- comment on Obama's response.] Obama's struggle to connect to white working class voters noted.

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The realization by Obama's camp that Wright became a threat with his national statement yesterday, how the Wright matter became a big deal to Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton's campaigning on jobs in North Carolina and Indiana discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Wright, David;
Stephanopoulos, George

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