The Key Piece Of Obama's Strategy

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President-elect Barack Obama beat Republican John McCain by a significant margin. Obama had a large lead in the polls before the election. But there was a lot of talk about these numbers being too good to be true. So how did Obama pull it off? Alex Chadwick talks to Politico.com's Roger Simon about Obama's strategy.



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