Blitzer's Blog: My interview with former President Bill Clinton
June 30th, 2011
03:54 PM ET
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Blitzer's Blog: My interview with former President Bill Clinton

Chicago (CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton says he fully expects that President Barack Obama will be re-elected. He says he likes Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman and says he’s not surprised at Michele Bachmann’s rise in the polls, saying: "She comes across as real."

During a lengthy interview with me in Chicago at his Clinton Global Initiative America conference on creating jobs, he also got emotional when I asked him about his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He says she's "the most gifted person" he knows in public service. "I’m really proud of her."

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  1. vic , nashville ,tn

    As a conservative I always support President Bill Clinton. Only president worked for us Clinton.

    Clinton Global Initiative this year focusing to create jobs in America I really appreciate that
    God bless Clintons

    June 30, 2011 04:24 pm at 4:24 pm |
  2. Rudy NYC

    "She comes across as real."
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    People can read that any way they wish. I read it as a polite way of saying that she is painting an artificial picture of who she is and what she has stood for in the past. I do not believe a zebra can change its' stripes.

    June 30, 2011 04:29 pm at 4:29 pm |