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Obama Predicts Final Four

By Benjy Lipsman in News on Mar 18, 2009 5:00PM

Obama's Handwritten Bracket

The past couple of days, everybody has been busy analyzing their NCAA Tournament pool picks when they should have instead been working. Even a financial meltdown and two wars can't keep our Hoopster-in-Chief from finding time to fill in his bracket, too. No way he's letting Rahm beat him! Barack Obama predicted a Final Four of Louisville, North Carolina, Memphis and Pittsburgh -- choosing three #1 seeds and one #2 seed. Pretty pragmatic picks, if we do say so. Most people view UConn as the most vulnerable of the top seeds.

The Official White House blog has posted Obama's complete bracket online, and Andy Katz talked with Obama about his picks over at ESPN.

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