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  • The memo, which Mr. Craig said exonerated the incoming administration, said Mr. Obama had "no contact or communication with Governor Blagojevich or members of his staff," but alluded to conversations with members of the transition team and "others" in which Mr. Obama said he would neither prevent Ms. Jarrett from pursuing his Senate seat "nor actively seek to have her or any other particular candidate appointed to the vacancy."

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  • Mr. Craig, who left the White House in 2010, specifically said in his memo that any employees of federal agencies considering releasing government memos or data under FOIA must "consult with the White House Counsel's Office on all document requests that may involve documents with White House equities."

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