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Clinton at AIPAC: After Obama clinches, Clinton vouches for Obama on Israel.

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WASHINGTON--Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) got a standing ovation at the AIPAC conference here Thursday before she started her speech. She has a longer, stronger relationshop with the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee than presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and she used it just now to vouch for Obama as a strong supporter of Israel.

"It is wonderful being here with all of you" among friends. I feel like this is a giant family union. …I feel like I am among family...and thank you for the warm welcome," she said at the beginning, her first public appearence since Obama clinched the nomination.

She did not mention that she has yet to suspend or conceed to Obama, but she made a point to vouch for him.
"And let me be very clear. I know that Sen. Obama will be a good friend to Israel," Clinton said.

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hope the obama supporters will remember to be as gracious to hillary and her supporters.

That's exactly the concern, what power is he willing to project? Apparently none! NoBama-08/NoBamas-Ever

Frankly, I wouldn't vote for Obama if the whole world vouched for him. How do you vote for someone who has never done more than community activist, been friends with questionable people who I consider subversives; isn't ayers a terrorist? isn't farrakhan an anti-semite, white people hater? Khalidi? And Hillary and Rahm want me to believe O's a friend of Israel? I may be stupid some of the time, but as it was once said, you can't fool all of the people all of the time. Sure the jewish democratic congressmen will stand up for him, but who will they vote for in that closed booth? Count me on McCain's list please.

Sen.Clinton gave Sen.Obama much needed "validation" today at AIPAC.
My question is why Lynn you, in your many appearances, on cable
news, have not revealed, that Sen. Obama has had involvement in
Chicago's New Party and Acorn organization, since 1996.
The site: rezkowatch.blogspot.com last Thurs., the 29th, had an
article: BARACK OBAMA RAN ON A MARXIST PARTY LINE IN 1996! He has
every right to hold whatever beliefs he chooses. The American
people should have had the information required to make an INFORMED CHOICE among the candidates.
Can you imagine that since Iowa, the people were voting for someone with a MARXIST background? That this is the right leader
to be CIC of our military? Is this the CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN?
The MSM has failed to do anything but, the MOST superficial vetting of this candidate. Well, NOW, he's the "presumptive". The
actual nomination is NOT granted until the votes are AT the con-
vention!
Tony Rezko has been convicted... I fear there is more to come.
Please do your job Lynn. We do need to take back the White House,
let's be sure we are on the right track.

IF YOU WANT TO VOTE FOR MCCAIN THAT'S YOUR CHOICE, IT'S A WRONG
CHOICE, BUT IT PROBABLY ISN'T THE FIRST TIME YOU'VE MADE A WRONG
CHOICE!
KEEP LISTENING TO KARL ROVE, HE WILL PROBABLY BE IN JAIL BEFORE
THE INAGURATION!

Let's not talk about the failed relationships of the current admin..sounds good to keep continuing failed foreign policy.

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