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Forget Arnold. Obama "seeking help" from Senator Coburn is more troublesome
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KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama often says he will be a candidate that will bring both parties together and Saturday he named a few of the Republicans he would reach out to if elected.

There are some very capable Republicans who I have a great deal of respect for, Obama said in an interview with The Associated Press. The opportunities are there to create a more effective relationship between parties.

Among the Republicans he would seek help from are Sens. Richard Lugar of Indiana, John Warner of Virginia and Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, Obama said....

I would also seek out people like Tom Coburn, who is probably the most conservative member of the U.S. Senate. He has become a friend of mine.

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