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Obama On Nobel Peace Prize: "I Will Accept This Award As A Call To Action"

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 9, 2009 6:00PM

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President Obama held a news conference this morning to address his being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Perhaps sensing the criticisms of the far right and skepticism of some of his supporters to being awarded the honor, Obama said he was "surprised and deeply humbled" at winning the Nobel, questioned whether he even deserved the honor and said that he doesn't view the Nobel as 'recognition of (his) own accomplishments."