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Obama's Political Gaffe in San Francisco

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Obama's Political Gaffe in San Francisco

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Obama's Political Gaffe in San Francisco

Obama's Political Gaffe in San Francisco

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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama spent the weekend trying to recover from a political gaffe. Obama told a San Francisco fundraiser that economically frustrated people get bitter and "cling to guns or religion."

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR News Analyst Cokie Roberts about what Obama said and what his rivals are saying about the comment.