Obama’s evolution from talking about campaign finance reform to rejecting public funds on Thursday, A video history.

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LINK to video roundup in The Politico about presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama’s drift from talk of campaign finance reform to his pragmatic decision on Thursday to walk away from his pledge to try to negotiate a deal with Sen. John McCain for both of them to take public funding for the general election.

This video is from an Illinois breakfast in Washington with Obama and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) which had been a regular weekly stop for Obama before he started running for president.

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