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Billionaire T. Boone Pickens says he doesn't know "where bottom is" regarding the U.S. economy, but he believes weaning America off foreign oil will create jobs and improve national security.

The upcoming Barack Obama administration gets it, said the chairman of BP Capital Management during an interview with CNN chief national correspondent John King on Thursday.

King and Pickens talked about politics, Pickens' new book, "The First Billion is the Hardest" and the billionaire's Pickens Plan -- which proposes developing alternative sources of energy, including natural gas, wind and solar. Read full article »

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