Much at stake for Biden ahead of convention speech
September 6th, 2012
04:42 PM ET
2 years ago

Much at stake for Biden ahead of convention speech

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - Joe Biden has had many big moments in his long political career, but Thursday's speech setting up Barack Obama's presidential acceptance speech will be one of his biggest.

Biden has as much at stake as his boss. And he has a tough act to follow after former President Bill Clinton delivered a rousing address Wednesday, one jam-packed with full-throated endorsements of the current president.

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Clinton's remarks at the DNC
September 5th, 2012
11:23 PM ET
2 years ago

Clinton's remarks at the DNC

(CNN) - In his remarks at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, former President Bill Clinton offered a spirited defense of President Barack Obama and officially entered his name into nomination for reelection.

"In Tampa, the Republican argument against the President's re-election was pretty simple: we left him a total mess, he hasn't cleaned it up fast enough, so fire him and put us back in," Clinton said.
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President Obama to watch Clinton speech from convention hall
September 5th, 2012
09:18 PM ET
2 years ago

President Obama to watch Clinton speech from convention hall

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - President Barack Obama make his first appearance at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening to hear former President Bill Clinton's speech, two sources tell CNN.

Obama and Clinton will appear onstage together at the convention, a source confirms.
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Filed under: 2012 • Bill Clinton • President Clinton • President Obama
Excerpts: Clinton's remarks at Democratic National Convention
September 5th, 2012
06:05 PM ET
2 years ago

Excerpts: Clinton's remarks at Democratic National Convention

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton will lay out a sharp contrast between President Barack Obama's vision for the country and that of GOP challenger Mitt Romney, according to excerpts of his remarks obatined by CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash.
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Clinton in close contact with Obama camp as he writes convention speech
Former President Bill Clinton speaking at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
September 5th, 2012
01:14 AM ET
2 years ago

Clinton in close contact with Obama camp as he writes convention speech

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton is writing his own speech for the Democratic National Convention and is expected to show it to the Obama campaign before delivering it Wednesday night, sources close to Clinton told CNN.

A spokeswoman with President Barack Obama's campaign said Tuesday staffers had not yet seen Clinton's speech, but had no qualms about what he would say.
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July 19th, 2012
08:43 PM ET
2 years ago

Clinton: Romney playing by a different set of rules?

(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton reiterated Thursday his belief that Mitt Romney should release 12 years of tax returns as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee faces questions over his financial portfolio.

“Whatever it is, it couldn't be as bad as not doing it,” Clinton said on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Clinton
Lost moon rock found among Bill Clinton files
This moon rock was found among memorabilia from ex-President Bill Clinton's time as Arkansas governor.
September 22nd, 2011
06:09 PM ET
3 years ago

Lost moon rock found among Bill Clinton files

(CNN) - Only 843 pounds of moon rocks exist on Earth, according to NASA.

Now, 30 years after it went missing, one of those precious rocks has been found among memorabilia belonging to former President Bill Clinton.

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Filed under: Arkansas • President Clinton
Gingrich reflects fondly on negotiations with Clinton
July 27th, 2011
03:29 PM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich reflects fondly on negotiations with Clinton

Washington (CNN) – You know the debt ceiling debate has reached a new level of intensity when former House Speaker Newt Gingrich starts reminiscing about his 1995 government shutdown negotiations with former President Bill Clinton.

On Tuesday, the Republican presidential candidate told New Hampshire radio station WNTK, "Bill Clinton was, in the end, willing to be practical ... We were able to sit down, face-to-face, and negotiate a deal. He really was so much further to the center than President Obama is, and he was so much more flexible than President Obama. I don't think there's any comparison of the environment."
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Filed under: 2012 • Newt Gingrich • President Clinton • President Obama
Bill Clinton offers Big Apple prize to pay Hillary's campaign debt
December 14th, 2010
12:32 PM ET
3 years ago

Bill Clinton offers Big Apple prize to pay Hillary's campaign debt

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential bid may have ended over two years ago, but one enduring aspect of her campaign remains: the debt.

In an effort to help pay down his wife's remaining campaign debt, former President Bill Clinton is once again lending a hand to bring in donations.
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December 10th, 2010
06:58 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama enlists Clinton to sell tax deal

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama on Friday enlisted former President Bill Clinton to help sell a compromise tax package negotiated with Republicans to reluctant Democrats.

After meeting with Clinton at the White House, Obama brought him to the briefing room to tout the proposal to reporters, even backing off after a brief introduction to let Clinton do the talking and take questions.

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Filed under: President Clinton • President Obama • Tax deal
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