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A new, unauthorized biography of President Obama by Edward Klein claims supporters close to then-candidate Barack Obama attempted to pay off firebrand minister Jeremiah Wright during the 2008 campaign.

At the time, Wright's angry, often anti-American sermons were threatening to do serious damage to Obama's candidacy. Obama was ultimately forced to confront it by formally leaving Wright's church and talking about race in a major speech.

Writing in the New York Post, Klein quotes extensively from an interview in which Wright describes the attempt to buy him off. The deal was to keep Wright from preaching and out of the media spotlight until the election.

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‘Man, the media ate me alive,” Wright told Klein. “After the media

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I would think his base would not have problem with Wright and would agree with everything Wright says.
 

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His base doesn't care as long as a Republican doesn't get elected.
 

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John Edwards used campaign funds to hush up his affair...ILLEGAL. Obama uses campaign funds to shut-up Wright...LETS SWEEP IT UNDER THE RUG..
 

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Klein's selling a book, like they all do. Another instant Millionaire. Interview with Wright, ok'd by Obama for $$$$$$$ kickbacks to follow.
 
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