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Obama on the road: a study in self-assurance

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MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — In his days in the state Senate in Springfield, Ill., Barack Obama was known as a pretty good poker player. While he might have known how to mask a winning hand then, he's not hiding the self-confidence he appears to have about the outcome of his re-election bid. He's taken to running to his rope lines, as if one moment away from a voter is a moment too long. He soaks...