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President ribs Boston crowd

Updated: June 27, 2012, 12:07 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WASHINGTON -- Were they booing the president? Or were they "Youuuk-ing" him?

In a sensitive campaign season where every headline matters, it depends on who is doing the construuu-ing.

Let's start with President Barack Obama, who was working for votes on Monday in Boston, the home territory of Republican rival Mitt Romney.

As he was just getting warmed up in a campaign speech, Obama uncorked something of a wild pitch.

He jokingly thanked the city for trading Kevin ...

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