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Bill Clinton mucks up everyone’s hearings

Despite being a Senior Statesman(TM) and officially retired from government service, Bill Clinton always manages to attract attention even when he’s not around. This week’s round of confirmation hearings was a case in point. Not only was his work with the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative the topic of the most scrutiny at ...

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Despite being a Senior Statesman(TM) and officially retired from government service, Bill Clinton always manages to attract attention even when he’s not around. This week’s round of confirmation hearings was a case in point.

Not only was his work with the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative the topic of the most scrutiny at Hillary’s hearing on Tuesday — and ostensibly cost Hillary David Vitter’s vote and a unanimous nod from the committee — the Bill connection also tied Attorney General nominee Eric Holder into knots in his confirmation hearing today. The Obama folks have to be so tired of hearing “Bill” and “Clinton” in the same sentence right now.

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