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'Special Report' Panel on Obama's Flip-Flop on Public Financing and Congress' Compromise Over the War Funding Bill

This is a rush transcript of "Special Report With Brit Hume" from June 19, 2008. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)SEN. BARACK OBAMA, (D) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I would be very interested in pursuing public financing, because I think not every candidate is going to be able to do what I've done in this campaign, and I think it is important to think about future campaigns.This is our moment, and our country is depending on us. So join me and declare your independence from this broken system, and let's build the first general election campaign that is truly funded by the American people.(END VIDEO CLIP)JIM ANGLE, GUEST HOST: There is Barack Obama in a clear about-face on accepting public financing for the presidential campaign.Now some analytical observations from Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard, Mort Kondracke, Executive Editor of Roll Call, and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer, FOX News contributors all.So he had cl...

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