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Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Bill Clinton and Al Sharpton dial the MSNBC staff from Acela

Clinton and Sharpton at a New York voter registration rally in 2002. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Bill Clinton rides Acela? We were surprised but so, too, apparently, was the Rev. Al Sharpton, who found the ex-prez sitting across the aisle from him on the D.C.-to-NYC train Thursday morning. They had a nice amiable chat, we’re told, and then when it was time for Sharpton, a new-ish MSNBC host, to dial his “PoliticsNation” producers for their daily conference call, he put Clinton on the phone with the staff — who were so giddy about the whole thing that they couldn’t really recall many details about what he said to them. But, you know, good times! Anyway: Bill Clinton rides Acela.

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