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Reporter: Campaign journalists ‘swooned’ over Obama during off-the-record bar visit

Published on NewsOK Published: January 18, 2013
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Charlie Spiering

Buzzfeed reporter Michael Hastings shares his curious relationship with the White House Press Corps in his new campaign e-book, “Panic 2012: The Sublime and Terrifying Inside Story of Obama’s Final Campaign.”

Hastings reveals that a reporter’s life on the trail is monotonous and difficult, save for a few sweet unscripted but always off-the-record moments.

One of those off-the-record moments was an event where President Obama joined reporters for drinks while the campaign was in Orlando, Fla., an event that Hastings partially details in the book.

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