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The debate over transparency on the campaign trail

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After building his political brand questioning President Obama's birth certificate, Donald Trump declared Friday that Obama was "born in the United States." The new position came during a week when both presidential candidates faced questions of transparency. After Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia, she and Trump released new details about their health.

Aired: 09/16/16

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