By Patrick Appel
Gabriel Sherman reports on journalists covering the Obama campaign:

Last year, when Hillary Clinton campaigned as a front-runner, Obama provided access to the press corps and won over the media...But, as Obama ascended from underdog to front-runner to presumptive nominee, the flame seems to have dwindled. Reporters who cover Obama these days grouse that Obama's flacks shroud the campaign in secrecy and provide little to no access. "They're more disciplined than the Bush people," a reporter on the Obama trail gripes. "There was this idea of being transparent, but they're not. They're total tightwads with information."

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