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DNC Chair Claims Not to Know Political Affiliation of Obama's Super PAC

9:48 AM, Aug 12, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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On Fox News Sunday this morning, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz claimed not to know the political affiliation of President Obama's super PAC, even after the host reminded the DNC chair that the super PAC chief used to work for the Obama campaign and in the White House.

ROBERTS: "We aired a little bit of that Priorities USA ad. Should the Democrats be releasing an ad that accuses a presidential candidate of being responsible, through inference, for being responsible for a woman's death?"

REP. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: "First of all, that's a Priorities USA ad. It is not a Democratic ad. It is a Priorities USA super PAC."

ROBERTS: "Correct."

REP. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: "Which we have nothing to do with..."

ROBERTS: "Do you deny that they are Democrats?"

REP. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: "I have no idea the political affiliation of folks who are associated with that super PAC."

ROBERTS: "Bill Burton, who used to work in the White House and for the Obama campaign in 2008..."

REP. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: "That is a super PAC ad that is not affiliated with our campaign or the party..."

The DNC chair went on to defend the super PAC ad.

UPDATE: The DNC chair is already backtracking:

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