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The Politics Of Obama's Overseas Trip

Barack Obama got a red carpet welcome from Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday. Over the weekend, Maliki appeared to endorse Obama's troop withdrawal plan, but Iraqi officials later said his comments were misinterpreted.

Ron Elving joins Alex Chadwick for a look at the politics of Obama's foreign trip. They also discuss the resignation of adviser Phil Graham from McCain's campaign.

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