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Former Obama political guru David Axelrod has a fun story as he promotes his new memoir: The famous campaign slogan, “Yes We Can,” which first appeared in Barack Obama’s 2004 campaign for the U.S. Senate, almost didn’t happen at all.

Click above to watch Axelrod tell the tale of how the candidate Obama himself nearly vetoed the slogan — and to find out who saved it in a split-second, all of it very early in this lengthy interview — then share this video!

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Roe V. Wade being overturned can impact midterm elections

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The fate of abortion rights is now in the hands of voters after the Supreme Court on Friday overturned decades of settled precedent in its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that abortion is not a right under the U.S. Constitution.

Now that state legislatures are able to pass bills that restrict abortion, the outcome of elections for governors, attorneys general, and state lawmakers will determine whether abortion remains legal and how draconian bans will be.

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