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OPINION: Obama doesn't tell whole story in speech

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | 10:17 a.m. CDT

WASHINGTON — Few would quarrel with President Barack Obama's point that the Republican Party has drifted to the right in recent years, disavowing ideas it once embraced — even created. But making that case in a major campaign speech Tuesday, Obama ignored realities in his own Democratic ranks.

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