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Advocating Change, Hillary Saddled With Relic Bill

January 5, 2008
By NANCY BENAC, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON – In a presidential race where the Democratic candidates are competing as agents of change, Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s most reliable campaign prop is something of a political relic — her husband.

With Bill Clinton, it’s a far more complicated dynamic than simply that of the supportive husband.

Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, ...
Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and their daughter Chelsea, left, acknowledge the cheers of supporters after Sen. Clinton addressed the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s 49th annual 100 Club dinner in Milford, NH., Friday night, Jan. 4, 2008. New Hampshire’s first in the nation presidential primary is Tuesday Jan. 8, 2008.

Gingrich seeks donors for GOP bid

September 24, 2007

By Ralph Z. Hallow
The Washington Times
September 24, 2007

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will begin next week to seek financial commitments from donors for a presidential-nomination bid, the Georgia Republican told The Washington Times yesterday.

If he can get pledges for $30 million over the next three weeks, he will join the Republican presidential-nomination race — a prospect he had been downplaying until yesterday.

“As people have grown more worried about the Clinton machine and the prospect of a second Clinton presidency, more and more people have been approaching me about running,” Mr. Gingrich said.

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