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Clinton 2012 Strategy Beginning?

On August 12, 2008 By

So is this the start of the Clinton for President 2012 campaign?

Sen. Hillary Clinton’s one-time chief strategist wanted to attack Sen. Barack Obama for lacking “American roots” during the Democratic primary battle, according to a magazine article set to be published online Monday evening.

No how in the WORLD would The Atlantic get internal emails and memos from the Clinton campaign?

Seems this gives McCain a ton of cover to run with these “un-American” negative attacks. Very curious.

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This conflict of interest is not good news for the Clinton campaign:

Hillary Clinton’s chief campaign strategist met with Colombia’s ambassador to the U.S. on Monday to discuss a bilateral free-trade agreement, a pact the presidential candidate opposes.

Attendance by the adviser, Mark Penn, was confirmed by two Colombian officials. He wasn’t there in his campaign role, but in his separate job as chief executive of Burson-Marsteller Worldwide, an international communications and lobbying firm. The firm has a contract with the South American nation to promote congressional approval of the trade deal, among other things, according to filings with […]

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