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Obama Quip: ``Emmy Next''

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This from Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) on Thursday morning. It is a quip that wraps together two stories he's a

part of:

1. winning a Grammy last night in the spoken word category for his memoir

2. his messy high profile tangle over ethics and lobby legislation with Sen. John McCain (R-Az.).

With the setup, here is the line

Sweet asks Obama for his reaction to winning the grammy.

(On Wednesday he predicted Sean Penn would beat him)

``I am going for an Emmy next. The best actor in a drama involving John McCain.''

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Why stop at an Emmy? Isn't it Oscar season?

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