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What he's listening to: Obama releases summer playlist

 Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a get-out-the-vote rally at the Cox Pavilion as he campaigns for Nevada Democratic candidates on October 22, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Former President Barack Obama posted online Saturday a summer playlist of songs he and former first lady Michelle Obama are listening to this year.

The big picture: The former president posted to Instagram and Twitter a playlist of 44 songs — a nod to his status as the 44th president of the United States. Obama is also known for sharing his favorite reads via social media.