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Obama to send military advisors to Iraq


President Obama announced that he will be sending up to 300 military advisors to Iraq, but stressed that the Iraqis will be ultimately responsible for stabilizing the uprising. The president also pushed that country’s leaders to seek a political solution. Meanwhile, Iraqi soldiers and helicopters faced off against Sunni extremists at Iraq’s main oil refinery north of Baghdad. Gwen Ifill reports.

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