Obama And Bill Clinton Speak

The silence between Barack Obama and Bill Clinton has been broken.

Obama's campaign said two men spoke by telephone Monday. It was their first conversation since the Democratic primary campaign ended with Obama defeating the former president's wife.

Obama spokesman Bill Burton said they had a "terrific conversation" and that the Illinois senator looks forward to seeing the former president on the campaign trail.

Hillary Rodham Clinton has been helping Obama by encouraging her supporters to back his campaign. But Obama's relationship with Bill Clinton was more frosty after the former president was one of his harshest critics during the primary race.


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  • by barbara Location: beulaville on Jul 1, 2008 at 04:43 AM
    Who cares if they talk or not. Grow up. Get a life. It is this reason that our government is in the shape that it is.Because our so called leaders act like 2 year olds.
  • by MADDOG Location: U.S.A. on Jun 30, 2008 at 07:22 PM
    They need to have tea together. One is as sorry as the other.
  • by Steve Location: Kinston on Jun 30, 2008 at 06:06 PM
    Boy' I bet that was one intelligent exchange of information!! The "man from Hope" talking to the "man of hope". Wonder who got the last word in!!?
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane, NC on Jun 30, 2008 at 03:58 PM
    A London news paper quoted Mr. Clinton as saying "Obame would have to kiss his a** for his support". Have they kissed and made up?
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