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Week In Politics: Standing By The Man

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Week In Politics: Standing By The Man

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Week In Politics: Standing By The Man

Week In Politics: Standing By The Man

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Alex Chadwick speaks with news analyst Juan Williams about the recent escalation of sniping between the Barack Obama and John McCain campaigns. The issue: race. The campaigns are going negative just as polls show that Obama didn't get a boost from his overseas trip.

Also, a federal judge warns the White House not to ignore subpoenas for former Bush advisors Karl Rove, Harriet Meiers and John Bolten.

Finally, despite all the legal troubles, Alaskans stand by their Sen. Ted Stevens. They're just worried that he may no longer be bringing home that pork, Williams says.