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Addressing the fiscal cliff on Sunday's episode of Meet the Press, President Obama raised the subject of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, a film that's drawn buzz in Washington for its depiction of Abraham Lincoln deftly overcoming political pushback in order to pass the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery.   "I think it's also important for Americans to remember that politics has always been messy. People have been asking me a lot about the film Lincoln... " said Obama, prompting Meet the Press host David Gregory to ask: "Is this your Lincoln moment?" "Look, A) I never compared myself to Lincoln and B)

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