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Obama Welcomes New Citizens, Calls for Rejection of ‘Hatred and Bigotry’

December 15, 2015 08:17 PM
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President Barack Obama urged Americans to stand up against "hatred and bigotry" in remarks Tuesday at a naturalization ceremony in Washington. His statements appeared to be aimed at some leading presidential contenders and other politicians criticized for their anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric. VOA White House correspondent Mary Alice Salinas reports.