Excerpts from Klein's Interview with Obama

On his decision not to suspend his campaign during the financial crisis:

We were getting phone calls from people from Washington, and I think there were some on our staff who were thinking that maybe we should interject and respond in some way. My strong feeling was that this situation was of such seriousness that it was important not to chase the cameras ... One of the benefits of running this 22-month gauntlet is that you have been through some ups and you have been through some downs. And you start realizing that what seems...

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