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Obama says US must reassert world leadership

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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama walked by a painting depicting an American Indian after participating yesterday in a forum at the Unity convention in Chicago. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama walked by a painting depicting an American Indian after participating yesterday in a forum at the Unity convention in Chicago. (Jae C. Hong/associated press)
By Joseph Williams
Globe Staff / July 28, 2008

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CHICAGO - Barack Obama, in his first American public appearance since returning from his weeklong tour of Iraq, Afghanistan, and western Europe, declared yesterday that America must reassert its world leadership and "the world is waiting for the United States to reengage." (Full article: 895 words)

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