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Obama Changes Tone On SuperPACS, Endorses Own

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Obama Changes Tone On SuperPACS, Endorses Own

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Obama Changes Tone On SuperPACS, Endorses Own

Obama Changes Tone On SuperPACS, Endorses Own

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As a candidate and as president, Barack Obama has disparaged the role of big money in politics. At his 2010 State of the Union address, he even called out the Supreme Court for a ruling that opened the door to unlimited personal and business contributions. But, faced with a Republican opposition that's raising millions from a handful of sources, President Obama let his fundraisers loose to play the game too.