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United States

6 November 2008

MSNBC-NBC TV News (USA) / First Read, Web Page

During the Democratic primary, when Barack Obama told donors in San Francisco that "bitter" voters in hardscrabble Pennsylvania "cling to their guns and religion," the words rang like music in his political opponents' ears. Obama foes hoped that the senator's inartful description of economically-strapped gun enthusiasts would cut his support from rural whites off at the knees. The comment also put an exclamation point on Obama's record on guns, which has drifted to... (

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