Obama Pulls PAC Punch, Cantor's Lament, and Todd's REM Cycles

Thursday, January 26, 2012

US President Barack Obama delivers his annual State of the Union Address. (JIM WATSON/Getty)

Episode #3: At the State of the Union, President Obama talked about the "corrosive influence of money in politics," but perhaps most revealing was what he didn't mention. Anna Sale, Brian Lehrer and Todd Zwillich bring their most revealing clips of the week and discuss Obama's SuperPAC strategy; Eric Cantor's admission that bipartisanship doesn't always work; and how Todd should nap as he works the morning shift.


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Each week Brian Lehrer, Anna Sale and Todd Zwillich compete to play the most revealing soundbites they can find -- from the ones that help define major policy to the ones that made everyone say “Wait, what?!” It's also your chance to join the fun with games, tweets, surveys, and -- of course -- your vote on who you think brought the best clip. Every Thursday from now until election day.


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