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President Obama visits Ethiopia

President Obama is in Ethiopia. Human rights advocates criticized his decision to the travel to the African nation. In a speech today, Mr. Obama praised Ethiopia’s fight against terrorism, but urged its leaders to increase political openness and respect the freedom of the press. He said, “When all voices are being heard, when people know they are being included in the political process, that makes a country more successful.” Getachew Begashaw, a professor of economics at Harper College, joins us to discuss the President’s visit. (Photo: Associated Press/Evan Vucci)

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