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Obama’s early 2008 backers embracing Hillary Clinton in 2016

Posted By admin On July 1, 2013 @ 10:36 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Molly K. Hooper
The Hill [1]
July 1, 2013

Early supporters of Barack Obama in 2008 are embracing the prospects of a Hillary Clinton run in 2016.

Several House Democrats who endorsed Obama over Clinton in the 2008 primary said that all signs point to widespread Democratic support for a second presidential bid for the former secretary of State.

One of Obama’s earliest supporters, Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.), said that if Clinton chooses to run, she wouldl be the favorite.

“If Hillary were to enter the race, that she would be the prohibitive favorite [to win the nomination] … and I don’t think you’d find any Democrat that would see it differently at this point. Now there’s questions about whether she will enter the race. But that’s a separate question,” Fattah said in an interview.

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