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President Clinton back in the spotlight

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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US President Barack Obama (R) speaks as former President Bill Clinton looks on during a campaign event in New York on June 4, 2012. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

Clinton looms large in this year's presidential race - President Bill Clinton was chosen to announce President Obama's nomination at the Democratic National Convention next month. Many people believe the choice was made because he's still a symbol of prosperity and fiscal responsibility.

Meanwhile, Mitt Romney has attempted to draw negative comparisons between Obama and Clinton, claiming in a recent ad that Obama is undoing some of Clinton's reforms. We look at President Clinton's role in this year's campaign.

Guest:

Margaret Carlson, Bloomberg News political analyst.

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