Obama’s first week in October: Wedding, anti-Iraq war speech anniversaries

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The first week of October marks two anniversaries for President Obama–he and First Lady Michelle were married on Oct. 3, 1992–and Obama on Oct. 2, 2002 delivered his speech opposing the Iraq War at a Daley Center rally. I write about this here.

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