Obama Sounds Campaign Note in Press Conference

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At his first news conference in three months, President Obama today defended the war in Afghanistan, said his efforts at Middle East peace are worth the risk of failure and blamed Republicans for creating an economic crisis and then deciding to sit on the sidelines while Democrats tried to fix it. He also addressed the November elections. Peter Baker is White House correspondent for the New York Times.

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Peter Baker - New York Times - @peterbakernyt

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Warren Olney

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