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Bill Clinton to DNC: Barack Obama’s Economic Plan Passes Arithmetic, Values Test
September 5, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Former President Clinton nominated President Obama as the the Democratic Party's 2012 presidential candidate at the close of the DNC Wednesday. In his speech, he countered the Republican Party's main criticisms of Mr. Obama, heavily emphasizing the president's economic successes and plan for the next four years.
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