Barack Obama's Super Bowl Favorite: New Orleans Saints

03/28/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

President Obama may be a big Chicago Bears fan, but that is not stopping him from naming a preference for Super Bowl XLIV. Speaking with Diane Sawyer, the President admitted that he's leaning towards the Saints:

I think both teams are terrific. I guess I'm rooting a little bit for the Saints as the underdog, partly just because, when I think about what's happened to New Orleans over the last several years, and how much that team means to them, I'm pretty sympathetic.

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