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Obama compares Clinton's lead to basketball

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 01:17

''Sometimes when you get a lead... you start celebrating too early, you start getting turnovers, you start missing some free throws,'' says President Obama during a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a rally for Hillary Clinton in Orlando, Florida on Friday (October 28). "I understand that right now the polls show Hillary having a lead," said Obama to a cheering crowd. "Hold on!" he said. "Sometimes when you get a lead, whether it's in sports or in politics, you start feeling good. You start celebrating too early, you start getting turnovers, you start missing some free throws," the president said. "I don't want y'all feeling too good. I want you hustling all the way until the polls close on November 8," Obama said. The FBI is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email system, it said on Friday, in a new twist that could damage the Democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential race. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said in a letter to senior lawmakers that the agency would determine whether the additional emails contained classified information, adding that he did not know "how long it will take us to complete this additional work." The announcement came as Clinton and Republican opponent Donald Trump enter the final stretch of campaigning ahead of the Nov. 8 election. In a news conference late on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa, Clinton urged Comey to release more details about what the FBI was looking for in the newly discovered emails. She leads Trump in opinion polls after a bruising campaign in which she has struggled to convince voters that she is trustworthy and honest. Fresh revelations about her use of email are unlikely to assuage those concerns, and questions around the FBI investigation will now likely dog her in the coming days as she campaigns across battleground states.

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Obama compares Clinton's lead to basketball

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 01:17