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Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary

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Chapters 9 and 10 Summary and Analysis

Obama was flying high after the J-J dinner speech. His poll numbers were rising against the others. Oprah Winfrey came to Des Moines in December and proclaimed that the world needed Barack Obama. He became an outstanding campaigner—smiling, shaking hands, taking pictures with supporters, laughing and talking with them. Obama insisted on ignoring most of Hillary's attacks which served to diminish her more. Hillary's team stooped very low when they started spreading e-mails that Obama was a Muslim with connections to jihadists—a lie that lives on in some circles. The Clintons themselves talked privately to others about his drug use.

On the eve of the Iowa Caucuses, Bill appeared on Charlie Rose's show and unleashed his pent up feelings about Obama - how the press babied him and how Hillary was much more qualified. Hillary got a boost when...

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