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Obama: 'I was black before the election'


US President Barack Obama has been speaking on the Late Show with David Letterman.

During the interview, Mr Obama made light of claims that opposition to his health care reforms was grounded in racism.

Clip courtesy of 'CBS/Worldwide Pants Inc'


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