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President Clinton vouches for Obama in new campaign ad airing in Florida

 Former President Bill Clinton makes the case for President Obama in the Obama campaign's latest ad, likening the president's policies to his own and telling viewers the November election is a "clear choice.

"The Republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper income people and go back to deregulation. That’s what got us in trouble in the first place," Clinton says, speaking directly to the camera. "President Obama has a plan to rebuild America from the ground up, investing in innovation, education and job training. It only works if there is a strong middle class. That’s what happened when I was president. We need to keep going with his plan."

The ad which will air in will air in New Hampshire, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada comes as the Romney campaign is running an ad accusing Obama of rolling back the welfare-to-work requirement that Clinton successfully enacted. Fact checkers have denounced the ad and Clinton released a statement saying it was not true.

-- Lesley Clark

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whasup

Clinton says Obama has a plan to get us back to full employment. I reckon Obama has been planning this plan for the last 3 and 1/2 years now. The plans Obama has tried haven't worked, and there is no reason to believe any of his future plans would work any better.

And Billy touts how well things worked when he was President ... but I didn't hear him calling for voters to turn both the House and the Senate to Republican majorities, like in the good old days of Clinton.

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