Obama had greater role on liberal survey

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    During his first run for elected office, Barack Obama played a greater role than his aides now acknowledge in crafting liberal stands on gun control, the death penalty and abortion — positions that appear at odds with the more moderate image he has projected during his presidential campaign........
    They asserted the responses were filled out by a campaign aide who “unintentionally mischaracterized his position"...... Obabma said at first that "he never saw the questionaire".

    ....... a Politico examination determined that Obama was actually interviewed about the issues on the questionnaire by the liberal Chicago nonprofit group that issued it. And it found that Obama — the day after sitting for the interview — filed an amended version of the questionnaire, which appears to contain Obama’s own handwritten notes added to one answer........

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