Tradition, tradition: Obama plays Election Day basketball.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA.–There have been so many election days since the first voting in Iowa back in January that there has been time for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) to have firmly established a tradition: to play some basketball on an election day. Obama played in Pittsburgh on Tuesday morning, at a YMCA with some people described as “Chicago friends” among the shooters. Some reporters were also watching on an off-the-record basis.

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