Two Presidents and the Sestak Job Offer

By David Schoetz

May 28, 2010 11:57pm

While President Barack Obama focuses on the oil spill crisis, his administration is facing another controversy. Rep. Joe Sestak, a Pennsylvania Democrat, was urged last summer to take a prestigious presidential advisory position in exchange for not running against Sen. Arlen Specter in the state's Democratic primary. Sestak did end up running — and beat Specter, who last year switched his party affiliation after a career as a Republican. Today, we learned that none other than President Bill Clinton, under direction of Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, talked to Sestak about stepping aside. So tonight, we ask: Is this just politics as usual? Or, as some have suggested, should a criminal investigation be conducted? Tell us what you think. And here's is tonight's "World News" report on the topic.

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