Obama jokes about making Lincoln Commerce Secretary

By David Edwards
Thursday, February 12, 2009 20:53 EDT
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President Obama delivered remarks at the 102nd Abraham Lincoln Association Annual Banquet at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Illinois. The president joked that a young Abraham Lincoln may have been wanted to be nominated for Secretary of Commerce.

This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Feb. 12, 2009.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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