A-Plus

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I don’t think Obama’s perfect, so I’ll give him an A-minus. But, the first lady, Lord, well she’s A-plus. No question about it. I think she’s just a tremendous combination of style and substance that you rarely see. I just think that she has balanced that out so well. Most first ladies sort of tilt one way or the other, but she, I think, is more Eleanor Roosevelt than anybody that I’ve seen.

—Congressman James Clyburn, Democrat of South Carolina, House Majority Whip

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