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BeyondGeography Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-17-07 12:20 PM
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Obama tells Clinton to come clean re. "scandalous information" plant
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Obama Response to Novak Report

Below is a statement from Barack Obama:

During our debate in Las Vegas on Thursday, we heard Senator Clinton rail against the politics of throwing mud.

At the very same time, in Washington, Robert Novak was publishing a column in which he reported the following: Agents of Sen. Hillary Clinton are spreading the word in Democratic circles that she has scandalous information about her principal opponent for the partys presidential nomination, Sen. Barack Obama

The item did not identify these agents, nor did it reveal the nature of the charge. It was devoid of facts, but heavy on innuendo and insinuation of the sort to which weve become all too accustomed in our politics these past two decades. If the purpose of this shameless item was to daunt or discourage me or supporters of our campaign from challenging and changing the politics of Washington, it will fail. In fact, it will only serve to steel our resolve.

But in the interest of our party, and her own reputation, Senator Clinton should either make public any and all information referred to in the item, or concede the truth: that there is none...

http://thepage.time.com/obama-response-to-novak-report/
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