King's Dream: Barack Obama Becomes President of the United States of America - An Election Year News Diary


Endnotes for February 2008:

Bravo, Ellen. “Why So Many Feminists Are Deciding to Vote for Barack Obama.” The Huffington Post. Web. 1 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ellen-bravo/why-so-many-feminists-are_b_84482.html>.

Hayes, Christopher. “The Choice.” The Nation. Web. 1 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thenation.com/article/choice>.

Clift, Eleanor. “No-Lose Proposition.” Newsweek. Web. 1 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/01/31/no-lose-proposition.html>.

Press Release. “MoveOn Endorsement Throws Progressive Weight Behind Barack Obama.” MoveOn. Web. 1 Feb. 2008.
<http://moveon.org/press/pr/obamaendorsementrelease.html>.

Brown, Carrie Budoff. “Obama joins buttoned-up D.C., slowly.” Politico. Web. 1 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0208/8272.html>.

Commentary. “A candidate who is right for America.” Chicago Sun-Times. Web. 1 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.suntimes.com/news/commentary/771028,CST-EDT-edit01.article>.

Editorial. “Who Was Hillary Clinton.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 2 Feb. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120191002786436761.html>.

Eisenhower, Susan. “Why I'm Backing Obama.” The Washington Post. Web. 2 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/01/
AR2008020102621.html>.

Rich, Frank. “Ask Not What J.F.K. Can Do for Obama.” The New York Times. Web. 3 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/03/opinion/03rich.html?_r=3&ore>.

Opinion. “Barack Obama for Democratic nominee.” Los Angeles Times. Web. 3 Feb. 2008.
<http://articles.latimes.com/2008/feb/03/opinion/ed-dem3>.

Pearson, Rick and Ray Long. “'Present' votes emerging from the past.” Chicago Tribune. Web. 3 Feb. 2008.
<http://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/2008/09/present.html>.

Opinion. “Don’t screw up, Democrats, Barack Obama is your man.” The Sunday Times. Web. 3 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/sitesearch.do?querystring=One+thing+I’ve+
learnt+in+American+politics:Never+underestimate+the+capacity+of+the+
Democratic+party+to+screw+up.&p=tto&pf=all&bl=on>.

Malcolm, Andrew. “Breaking News: Maria Shriver endorses Barack Obama.” Los Angeles Times. Web. 3 Feb. 2008.
<http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2008/02/breaking-news-m.html>.

Will.i.am. “The yes we can song.” Will.i.am’s Blog. Web. 3 Feb. 2008.
<http://will-i-am.blackeyedpeas.com/blog/689747>.

Crook, Clive. “For once, it is all about electability.” Financial Times. Web. 3 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/3e795e3c-d25c-11dc-8636-0000779fd2ac.
html#axzz1oNXS6o8E>.

Rosenthal, Andrew. “Michelle, Maria, Caroline and Oprah on the Hustings in California.” The New York Times. Web. 4 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/04/opinion/04mon4.html?_r=1&o>.

Alexovich, Ariel. “Obama Supporters Sing, ‘Yes We Can’.” The New York Times. Web. 4 Feb. 2008.
<http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/02/04/obama-
supporters-sing-yes-we-can/>.

Matthews, Dave. “Re: Message from Dave Matthews.” Message to the author. 4 Feb. 2008. Email.
<http://web.davematthewsband.com/Message/DaveMessage.asp>.

McCaskill, Claire, Janet Napolitano and Kathleen Sebelius. “The Obama Opportunity.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 4 Feb. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120209506834139945.html?mod=op>.

Reid, Tim. “Obama draws level with rival on huge surge of late support.” The Times of London. Web. 4 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/us_el...>.

Calmes, Jackie. “Obama Closes In on Clinton As McCain Lengthens Lead.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 4 Feb. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120206305479638875.html?mod=h>.

Pitney, John J., Jr. “Super Tuesday Super State.” National Review Online. Web. 4 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/223581/super-tuesday-super-state-
john-j-pitney-jr>.

Dionne, E. J. “The Emotion Behind Obama's Appeal.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 5 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/obama_goes_left_and_
right_of_c.html>.

Healy, Patrick. “Support Divided, Democrats Trade Victories.” The New York Times. Web. 5 Feb. 2008. <http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/06/us/politics/06delect.html?_r=1&hp>.

Bai, Matt. “The Change vs. Experience Pitfall.” The New York Times. Web. 5 Feb. 2008.
<http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/02/05/the-change-vs-experience-pitfall/>.

McCormick, John. “In Chicago, Obama votes for himself.” Chicago Tribune. Web. 5 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2008/02/in_chicago_obama_
votes_for_him.html>.

Cesca, Bob. “Liveblogging Super Tuesday.” The Huffington Post. Web. 5 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/liveblogging-super-tuesda_b_85183.html>.

Transcript. “Barack Obama’s Feb. 5 Speech.” The New York Times. Web. 5 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/05/us/politics/05text-obama.html?_r=2>.

Ripley, Amanda. “The Five Lessons from Super Tuesday.” TIME. Web. 6 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1710289,00.html>.

Crawford, Craig. “Media Gets It Wrong Again.” The Huffington Post. Web. 6 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/craig-crawford/media-gets-it-wrong-again_b_
85235.html>.

Wildermuth, John and Carla Marinucci. “Still a long slog for Clinton, Obama Democratic presidential race still a long trek.” The San Francisco Chronicle. Web. 6 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/
2008/02/05/MN17USKKB.DTL&type=printable>.

Wilson, Reid. “Road Ahead Tough For Clinton.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 6 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/road_ahead_tough_for_
clinton.html>.

Pickler, Nedra. “Obama Vows to Change Washington.” The Huffington Post. Web. 6 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20080206/campaign-dems-analysis/>.

Cesca, Bob. “Liveblogging Super Tuesday.” The Huffington Post. Web. 6 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/liveblogging-super-tuesda_b_
85183.html>.

Dowd, Maureen. “Darkness and Light.” The New York Times. Web. 6 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/06/opinion/06dowd.html>.

Devine, Franklin and Bill Owens. “Obama: “Swift-Boating Wouldn’t Sink Me.” CBS News. Web. 7 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.cbspressexpress.com/cbs-news/releases/view?id=17903>.

Kornacki, Steve. “Gary Hart: Obama Won’t Fade.” The New York Observer. Web. 7 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.observer.com/2008/02/gary-hart-obama-wont-fade/>.

Parker, Jennifer. “And Obama Wept.” ABC News. Web. 7 Feb. 2008.
<http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2008/02/and-obama-wept/>.

Estrich, Susan. “The Tough Democratic Race.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 8 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/the_tough_democratic_race.html>.

Noonan, Peggy. “Can Mrs. Clinton Lose?” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 8 Feb. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120241915915951669.html>.

Stein, Joel. “He’s got Obamaphilia.” Los Angeles Times. Web. 8 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.latimes.com/news/la-oe-stein8feb08,0,184833.column>.

Healy, Patrick and Jeff Zeleny. “Clinton’s Fund-Raising Success Is Outshined by Obama’s.” The New York Times. Web. 8 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/08/us/politics/08clinton.html?_r=2&_r>.

Bell, Tom. “Obama calls on Mainers to transform hope into action.” The Portland Press Herald. Web. 9 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.pressherald.com/archive/obamas-allure-on-display-
for-large-crowd-in-bangor_ 2008-02-10.html>.

Transcript. “Obama's Speech to Virginia's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 9 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/obamas_speech_to_
virginias_jef.html>.

Jacoby, Jeff. “The irrelevance of Obama's color.” The Boston Globe. Web. 10 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2008/02/10/the_
irrelevance_of_obamas_color/>.

Rich, Frank. “Next Up for the Democrats: Civil War.” The New York Times. Web. 10 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/10/opinion/10rich.html>.

Broder, David. “A Strategic Choice for Democrats.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 10 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/dems_battle_over_
personality_a.html>.

Crook, Clive. “Why Democrats must choose Obama.” Financial Times. Web. 10 Feb. 2008.
<http://blogs.ft.com/crookblog/2008/02/column-why-demohtml/#axzz1oe05FCdW>.

“Barack Obama Wins a Grammy.” Hollywood.com. Web. 11 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.hollywood.com/news/Obama_Wins_a_Grammy/5070250>.

Kristol, William. “Obama’s Path to Victory.” The New York Times. Web. 11 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/11/opinion/11kristol.html?_r=1&>.

Babington, Charles. “Obama basks in crowds, momentum.” Yahoo! News. Web. 11 Feb. 2008.
<http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080211/ap_on_el_pr/obama&printer=...>.

Tomasky, Michael. “Obama's fate is in the hands of the white working class.” The Guardian. Web. 11 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/feb/11/barackobama.hillaryclinton>.

Mark, David. “Full Text: Obama interview.” Politico. Web. 11 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0208/8457.html>.

Transcript. “Barack Obama’s Primary Speech.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 12 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/printpage/?url=http://www.realclearpolitics.com/
articles/2008/02/barack_obamas_potomac_primary.html>.

“Women ‘falling for Obama.’ The News. Web. 12 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thenews.com.pk/TodaysPrintDetail.aspx?ID=96064&Cat=
1&dt=1/26/2008>.

Nagourney, Adam. “With a Surge in Momentum, Obama Makes His Case.” The New York Times. Web. 13 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/13/us/politics/13assess.html?_r>.

Morris, Dick. “Why Hillary Will Lose.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 13 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/why_hillary_will_lose.html>.

Green, Joshua. “Inside the Clinton Shake-Up.” The Atlantic. Web. 13 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/2008/02/inside-the-clinton-
shake-up/6684/>.

Dowd, Maureen. “A Flawed Feminist Test.” The New York Times. Web. 13 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/13/opinion/13dowd.html>.

Carlson, Margaret. “Clinton, Iron Lady, Needs Another Game Plan.” Bloomberg. Web. 14 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&refer=
columnist_carlson&sid=azceW2G4gToM>.

Seitzman, Michael. “Speeches Do Matter.” The Huffington Post. Web. 14 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-seitzman/speeches-do-matter_b_86745.html>.

Ehrenreich, Barbara. “Unstoppable Obama.” The Huffington Post. Web. 14 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/barbara-ehrenreich/unstoppable-obama_b_86677.html>.

Blumenthal, Mark. “The Keith Number.” National Journal. Web. 14 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23166639/ns/politics-national_journal/t/keith-
olbermann-number/#.T1pasfXNlIZ>.

Taranto, James. “We Shall Be Overcome.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 14 Feb. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120300929392268785.html>.

Dickerson, John. “The Totally Coolest Candidate Ever.” Slate. Web. 15 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2008/02/the_totally_
coolest_candidate_ever.html>.

Kuttner, Robert. “Obama's voice, Edwards's message.” The Boston Globe. Web. 15 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2008/02/15/
obamas_voice_edwardss_message/>.

Pickler, Nedra. “Obama Wears Iraqi Soldier's Bracelet.” TIME. Web. 16 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,8816,1714111,00.html>.

Mosk, Matthew. “Obama Still Has Big Advertising Edge.” The Washington Post. Web. 16 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/15/
AR2008021503321.html>.

Wolffe, Richard. “'I Can Only Be Who I Can Be'.” The Daily Beast. Web. 16 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/02/16/i-can-only-be-
who-i-can-be.html>.

Wolffe, Richard. “Barack’s Rock.” The Daily Beast. Web. 16 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/02/16/barack-s-rock.html>.

Kelley, Raina. “A Real Wife, In a Real Marriage.” The Daily Beast. Web. 16 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/02/16/a-real-wife-
in-a-real-marriage.html>.

Rich, Frank. “The Grand Old White Party Confronts Obama.” The New York Times. Web. 17 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/17/opinion/17rich.html?_r=2&h>.

Purdum, Todd. “Raising Obama.” Vanity Fair. Web. 17 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2008/03/obama200803>.

Opinion. “Hillary Clinton and neocons use the same playbook against Barack Obama.” Daily News of New York. Web. 17 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/hillary-clinton-neocons-playbook-barack-
obama-article-1.311968>.

Crook, Clive. “Fine words and the economic reality.” Financial Times. Web. 17 Feb. 2008.
<http://blogs.ft.com/crookblog/2008/02/column-fine-words-and-the-economic-
reality/#axzz1oe05FCdW>.

Baxter, Sarah. “Do-or-die Hillary turns bully as Obama starts to pull away.” The Sunday Times. Web. 17 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/us_el...>.

Dowd, Maureen. “Captive to History’s Caprice.” The New York Times. Web. 17 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/17/opinion/17dowd.html>.

Tapper, Jake. “Michelle Obama: “For the First Time in My Adult Lifetime, I’m Really Proud of My Country.” ABC News. Web. 18 Feb. 2008.
<http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2008/02/michelle-obam-1-2/>.

Scheiber, Noam. “Does Any Candidate Not Plagiarize?” The New Republic. Web. 18 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.tnr.com/blog/the-stump/does-any-candidate-not-plagiarize>.

Cesca, Bob. “The Wolfson Plagiarism Attack Is Ridiculous.” The Huffington Post. Web. 18 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/the-wolfson-plagiarism-at_b_87209.html>.

Cohen, Roger. “A Realist Called Obama.” The New York Times. Web. 18 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/18/opinion/18cohen.html>.

Moser, Bob. “Purple Obama.” The Nation. Web. 18 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thenation.com/article/purple-obama>.

Kornacki, Steve. “Forget the Kool-Aid: Obama's Support is Real.” The New York Observer. Web. 18 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.observer.com/2008/02/forget-the-koolaid-obamas-support-is-real/>.

Simon, Roger. “Clinton targets pledged delegates.” Politico. Web. 19 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0208/8583.html>.

Parker, Jennifer. “Obama, McCain Win Wisconsin Primaries.” ABC News. Web. 19 Feb. 2008.
<http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=4311669>.

Finnegan, Michael. “Wisconsin: Beginning of the end for Clinton?” Los Angeles Times. Web. 19 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/la-na-analysis20feb20,0,4779789.story>.

Todd, Chuck. “Todd: Can Barack Obama be stopped?” MSNBC. Web. 20 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23258192/print/1/displaymode/1098/>.

Kornacki, Steve. “In Wisconsin, Another Grim Result for Hillary.” The New York Observer. Web. 20 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.observer.com/2008/02/in-wisconsin-another-grim-result-for-hillary/>.

Adams, Richard. “Lost in Wisconsin.” The Guardian. Web. 20 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/feb/20/lostinwisconsin?INTCMP=SRCH>.

Stein, Sam. “Myers: What "Professionals" Came Up With Clinton's Plan?” The Huffington Post. Web. 21 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/02/21/myers-what-professionals-_n_87683.html>.

Espo, David. “Clinton: Obama 'Change You Can Xerox'.” The Huffington Post. Web. 21 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/02/21/clinton-obama-change-you-_n_87902.html>.

Nichols, John. “CLINTON SEEMS TO SURRENDER, OBAMA GRACIOUSLY ACCEPTS... It sounded like a concession.” The Nation. Web. 21 Feb. 2008.
<http://web.archive.org/web/20080225162958/http://www.thenation.com/blogs/
campaignmatters?pid=288820>.

Geiger, Bob. “To Those Who Question Obama's "Legislative Accomplishments.” The Huffington Post. Web. 22 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-geiger/to-those-who-question-oba_b_87970.html>.

Daily News Staff. “Hillary Clinton 'heartsick' over cop's death in tragic motorcade crash.” Web. 22 Feb. 2008.
<http://articles.nydailynews.com/2008-02-22/news/17892185_1_clinton-motorcade-
victor-lozada-tirado-hillary-clinton>.

Byrd, Lorie. “Why Democrats Are Kicking the Clintons to the Curb.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 22 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/why_democrats_
are_kicking_the.html>.

Jenkins, Paul. “Clinton Campaigning As She Would Govern.” The Huffington Post. Web. 22 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-jenkins/clinton-campaigning-as-sh_b_87953.html>.

Becker, Jo, Patrick Healy and Michael Luo. “Clinton Donors Worried by Campaign’s Spending.” The New York Times. Web. 22 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/22/us/politics/22clinton.html?_r>.

Alter, Jonathan. “Hillary Should Get Out Now.” The Daily Beast. Web. 23 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/02/23/hillary-should-get-out-now.html>.

Heilemann, John. “End and Endgame.” New York. Web. 24 Feb. 2008.
<http://nymag.com/news/politics/powergrid/44457/>.

Healy, Patrick. “Somber Clinton Soldiers On as the Horizon Darkens.” The New York Times. Web. 24 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/24/us/politics/24mood.html?_r>.

Stein, Jonathan. “One Week from Judgment Day, Clinton Steps Up the Attacks.” Mother Jones. Web. 25 Feb. 2008.
<http://motherjones.com/mojo/2008/02/one-week-judgment-day-clinton-steps-attacks>.

Grove, Lloyd, Glynnis MacNicol, Raymond Roker and Rachel Sklar. “Liveblog! Dems Play "Meet Me In Ohio.” The Huffington Post. Web. 26 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huffpost-liveblog/liveblog-dems-play-
meet-m_b_88624.html>.

Klein, Joe. “The Democratic Debate.” TIME. Web. 26 Feb. 2008.
<http://swampland.time.com/2008/02/26/the_democratic_debate_1/>.

Jacobs, Karrie. “May the best logo win.” Salon. Web. 27 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.salon.com/2008/02/27/campaign_logos/>.

Wolf, Naomi. “Why Barack Obama Got My Vote.” The Huffington Post. Web. 28 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/naomi-wolf/why-barack-obama-got-my-
v_1_b_89017.html>.

Brown, Peter. “The Somali Dress is Just the Beginning.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 28 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/02/the_somali_
dress_is_just_the_b.html>.

Havrilesky, Heather. “Curious George.” Salon. Web. 28 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.salon.com/2008/02/28/carlin_2/>.

Johnson, Alan. “Clinton needs to win Ohio, and big.” The Columbus Dispatch. Web. 29 Feb. 2008.
<http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2008/02/29/DELEGATE_MATH.
ART_ART_02-29-08_A1_BV9GBAA.html>.

Brownstein, Ronald. “A Party Transformed.” National Journal. Web. 29 Feb. 2008.
<http://www3.nationaljournal.com/members/news/2008/02/0229nj1.htm>.

Parsons, Christi and Rick Pearson. “Obama: The $50 million man.” Chicago Tribune. Web. 29 Feb. 2008.
<http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2008-02-29/news/0802290050_1_ohio-and-
texas-clinton-camp-obama-camp>.

Cillizza, Chris. “Clinton's "3 a.m. Phone Call" Ad.” The Washington Post. Web. 29 Feb. 2008.
<http://voices.washingtonpost.com/thefix/eye-on-2008/hrcs-new-ad.html>.

Cooper, Christopher. “Obama's Fate in Texas Hinges on Volunteers.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 29 Feb. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120424066310201213.html?mod=h>.

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