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Obama Gives Address on Iraq War and National Security

ElectionsDenzel WashingtonBarack ObamaIraq War (2003-2011)Tom CruiseWhite House
By Patrick Day, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Getting elected to the White House is a lot like opening a Hollywood blockbuster these days. And nowhere is that more in evidence than Barack Obama's campaign after his speech on race in America. With the current election cycle consuming the... Marc Hall / Getty Images