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16 for '16 - The Contenders

Obama's Ups and Downs in Iowa and New Hampshire

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Republican Strategist Karl Rove, National Chief of Staff Jim Messina and others discuss the momentum and mainstream attention of Obama's campaign, which translated to his great success in Iowa. All the while Hillary Clinton was close behind, criticized for being "less likeable. When she showed her human side, she defeated him in New Hampshire, illustrating the neck-in-neck race between the two.

Aired: 11/01/16 | Rating: TV-PG

Funding provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and The Ford Foundation. A presentation of OZY Media.

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