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11:21PM EST November 15. 2012 - For one day only, Abraham Lincoln was back in the White House.President Barack Obama hosted a private screening this afternoon of the movie Lincoln, director Steven Spielberg's big-screen look at the 16th president (played by Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis) and his work to abolish slavery during the Civil War.Following the event, ABC News political reporter Michael Falcone tweeted that Lincoln producer Kathleen Kennedy said Obama was "incredibly moved" by the movie.Spielberg was an Obama supporter during the president's successful re-election campaign, and the 44th president himself is a fan of the Great Emancipator. At a rally in July at Iowa's Kirkwood Community College, Obama spotted a Lincoln impersonator in the crowd and said, "Abraham Lincoln is in the house! My homeboy from Illinois and an outstanding Republican endorsee."Read article here:http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2012/11/15/lincoln-screening-steven-spielberg-barack-obama-white-house/1707405/#THANKS TO: DJ NORIEGA FOR SENDING ME THIS LINK!More Lincoln/Obama symbolism....and connections to a man who threatened an attempted assassination in Denver Colorado, the same state where a single shot was fired at Obama campaign headquarters. http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_21761706/shot-fired-at-obama-campaign-... Kenneth Kusick Arrested: Colorado Man Allegedly Wanted To Shoot Children And Be The 'Guy Who Killed Obama' http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/13/colo-man-accused-of-threa_n_212...