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Friday Flashback: Obama in LA, celebrities Rock the Vote




President Barack Obama, right, talks with Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., during a visit to the campaign office State Senator Ted Lieu, left, who is running for Congress, on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Los Angeles. Obama is traveling in Los Angeles for an overnight trip during which he will discuss the nation's economy and designate a swath of Southern California mountains as a national monument. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama, right, talks with Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., during a visit to the campaign office State Senator Ted Lieu, left, who is running for Congress, on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Los Angeles. Obama is traveling in Los Angeles for an overnight trip during which he will discuss the nation's economy and designate a swath of Southern California mountains as a national monument. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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President Obama comes to LA to talk about the economy and to hang with millennials. Why?

Maybe because some of his former allies, like Leon Panetta, are taking pot shots at him.

And Lil John, Lena Dunham and Whoopi Goldberg TURN OUT FOR WHAT?!!

To rock the vote. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rijpU5yD55I

Joining the Flashback, Take Two's look at the week in news, is newcomer Dave Shaw from Washington DC. Shaw is a senior editor with the public radio program Marketplace.

And from NPR West, Robin Abcarian, who is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.