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Peter S. Canellos | National Perspective

On affirmative action, Obama intriguing but vague

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By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Staff / April 29, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Barack Obama is one of the rare Democrats who often choose to explain the values behind a policy rather than the policy itself. (That's more often been the proud approach of Republicans, including Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.) (Full article: 774 words)

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