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Bill Clinton has evolved into Obama's Mr. Fix-It

After Barack Obama won the White House, he and his aides wrestled for weeks over what to do about Bill Clinton if his wife joined the administration. They worried that the irrepressible former president might overshadow Hillary Rodham Clinton, or even Obama himself. Now, 18 months later, he has become indispensable in a way the new president probably did not anticipate.

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Bill Clinton has evolved into Obama's Mr. Fix-It
Photos | After Barack Obama won the White House, he and his aides wrestled for weeks over what to do about Bill Clinton if his wife joined the administration. They worried that the irrepressible former president might overshadow Hillary Rodham Clinton, or even Obama himself. Now, 18 months later, he has become indispensable in a way the new president probably did not anticipate.

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