CHAPPAQUA. N.Y. -- Hillary Rodham Clinton of Chappaqua urged Virginia voters to reject the type of “divisive politics” epitomized by this month’s budget deadlock, in her first campaign-trail appearance since stepping down as U.S. secretary of state, according to a story on Bloomberg.com.
Speaking at a rally Saturday in Falls Church, Va. in support of family friend Terry McAuliffe, who’s running for governor in the Nov. 5 election, the former secretary of state and U.S. senator said Virginia must lead a return to “common sense,” as she alluded to the stalemate regarding fiscal policy that partially shut the U.S. government for 16 days, the Bloomberg.com story said.
Clinton’s 18-minute public appearance for McAuliffe, 56, who served as campaign chairman of her unsuccessful 2008 presidential bid, foreshadows many such requests she’s likely to receive as she weighs a potential 2016 White House bid, the Bloomberg.com story said.
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