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    Obama on Leno: 'Rape Is Rape'

    US President Barack Obama chats with host Jay Leno during a taping of ?The Tonight Show with Jay Leno? October 24, 2012 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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    President Obama joked to Jay Leno on Wednesday night that there would be “candy for everyone” at the White House this Halloween, despite Michelle giving out fruit last year. On a more serious note, Obama criticized Richard Mourdock’s comments about rape, saying “rape is rape” and that “this is exactly why you don’t want a bunch of politicians, mostly male, making decisions about women’s health-care decisions.”

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