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Democrats' stance on trade angers Obama

He takes a swipe at MSNBC, whose progressive hosts have been attacking his trade policies, and says his entire presidency has been about helping working families

"I often joke about tension between me and the press, but honestly, what they say doesn't bother me. I'm a mellow sort of guy," says Mr Obama.

PRESIDENT Barack Obama, who has prided himself for projecting to the world a cool No-Drama Obama veneer, recalls in his biography how his (white) grandmother had warned him that white folks were scared of angry black men and that he should always try to wear his winning smile.

So in his...

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