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Obama: McDonnell’s Omission Of Slavery From Confederate History ‘Unacceptable’ In an interview with ABC News, President Obama said that Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) made “an unacceptable omission” by not mentioning slavery in his proclamation for Confederate History Month. “I don’t think you can understand the Confederacy and the Civil War unless you understand slavery,” said Obama.

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