After Holding Off On Playing Obama Audio Tape, NBC News Uncovers The Video

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By Alex Weprin Comment

While NBC News and MSNBC may have been a bit slower to play the Obama “redistribution” tape than other networks (NBC says it had to fully vet the tape for both accuracy and context–as it did for the Romney one–before it would play it), it was the first TV news outlet to play an extended video of the then-state senator Obama’s statement.

Andrea Mitchell reported on the tape for “NBC Nightly News”: