July 15th, 2010
01:38 PM ET
4 years ago

How much can Bill Clinton help Democrats?

How much can Bill Clinton help Democrats?
How much can Bill Clinton help Democrats?

Washington (CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton, the man once described as the "comeback kid" during his 1992 presidential bid, has now become something of a go-to guy for Democratic candidates facing a tough election battle.

Economic woes and fears over the rising national debt have weighed heavily on voters - especially independents, who are leaning more toward Republicans than Democrats, according to recent polls.

The Obama administration is now putting together an aggressive schedule to deploy Clinton to campaign appearances and fundraising events in key states around the country, Democratic officials familiar with the plans told CNN.

Analysts told CNN that while Clinton's appearances will be helpful, there are some downsides.

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  1. bkbf

    Obama can't do his job, so Clinton has to do it for him. Obama must like racist he accused Clinton of being one during the primary. Now he wants Clinton to help him..Obama will throw Dems and anyone else under the bus to benefit himself.

    July 15, 2010 03:17 pm at 3:17 pm |
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