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How can politicians call on their surrogates when they need a hand?




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Former president Bill Clinton is in southern California today. He'll be appearing at two Beverly Hills area fundraisers. In Philadelphia, sitting president Barack Obama will appear at a Hillary for America event. 

Meanwhile, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is at home in New York, recuperating from pneumonia.  With just eight weeks until the election, what does it mean to have stand-ins appearing on behalf of a candidate? 

For more, Take Two's Alex Cohen spoke with Steven Shepard, editor and chief polling analyst for Politico.

To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above.