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Hillary Clinton dodges Sarah Palin, Barack Obama not putting her on ticket questions

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WASHINGTON-NBC'S Today Show's Matt Lauer asked Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday "if you had been Barack Obama's running mate: would she have "neutralized the so-called Sarah Palin effect?

Clinton said, "You know, Matt, there's no point in going back and, you know, talking about something that didn't happen. I want to keep focused on the future and to talk to those people who are worried about their jobs, their home, affording gas and groceries, you know, thinking that the government has just turned its back on them, making them feel almost invisible."

"And I really believe anybody who supported me or anybody who supports the policies that I have promoted throughout my public career, and certainly my campaign, will be much better off with Barack Obama and Joe Biden as their president and vice president."


Lauer asked, "ll right, real quickly, your husband, the former president, was on "The View" yesterday, Senator Clinton, and he seemed to say that you really didn't want to be Senator Obama's running mate after all. Is that accurate?"

Clinton replied, "Well, it's not something you want or don't want. It's up to the candidate to make the choice. And I think Barack made a great choice with Joe Biden."

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If she were a better person, she'd put the thing to rest.

HILLARY CLINTON IS A CLASS ACT!
SHE WILL BE REWARDED AFTER OBAMA'S VICTORY!

I'm not interested in Sarah Palin--she is such a non-entity. Let's focus on what's really important--the miserable economy and the grave recession we are in. Hillary said it all!

Hillary is a class act. A true patriot and very decent human being who cares about people all over the world. A very intelligent, thoughtful and wise world citizen.

I am personally glad that she was not selected by Obama to be his running mate. This leaves her free to be selected to be on the supreme court. She can make a big difference on the court.

And the job has the longest life of any in public life that she could have and no more election campaigns!

CC,

She is the better person. She has put it to rest. It is the media who keeps asking the same question over and over and over. They can ask all the questions they want of her when she picks her vice presidential candiate to be on her ticket in 2012. She is and always has been a class act.

hillary was so caught up in her own parade she did not see the chance of being second. ms clinton wanted to be first and not second and there appear to be some bitterness with her and the former president. I was a hillary supporter but went you go to the media and not back up what you said earlier support the Obama candidate you give mix support too other it will be diffucult for her the next time around.

Classy lady.

Hillary has learned a LOT in this campaign.

It's fun to watch her getting better and better and better with time.

I look forward to finding out where she goes next.

By the way, I didn't always feel that way. But I sure do now!

Time:3:13PM

Re: We'll she's right about one thing."

There is no since, in looking back. Because, when we look into Hillary's eye's and then feel her heart...We don't see "BARACK OBAMA."

"McCain/Paulin 08"

Sincerely,

Emmery Jones Jr
Medical Record's Admin.CCS-P
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Time:3:13PM

Re: We'll she's right about one thing."

There is no since, in looking back. Because, when we look into Hillary's eye's and then feel her heart...We don't see "BARACK OBAMA."

"McCain/Paulin 08"

Sincerely,

Emmery Jones Jr
Medical Record's Admin.CCS-P
B9Zxe

MCAIN/PALIN 08!!!!!!

Hillary Clinton for Senate majority leader!

Obama wasn't concerned with debating McCain in the 10 to 12 Town Hall Settings McCain proposed. So why is it more important to debate now, when the economy is at risk?

McCain = Country First
Obama = Obama first

Looking back at EXACTLY who was responsible for this mess:

Jim Johnson, Chris Dodd, Barney Franks, Franklin Raines, and Jamie Gorelick.

Of Course Obama disagrees!

These people should go to jail for a VERY long time!

Hillary Clinton is a great lady. She took a heck of a beating considering and kept going even though Pelosi and Reid decided all along it was Obama. I hope she enjoys herself after Obama loses.

Hillary Clinton is a great lady. She took a heck of a beating considering and kept going even though Pelosi and Reid decided all along it was Obama. I hope she enjoys herself after Obama loses.

some of these comments are hilarious, Hillary and Bill are both "Arkansas trailer trash"

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