Clinton Vouches for Obama to Pro-Israel Lobby

By Kelly Moeller

Jun 4, 2008 11:21am

In a sign that Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, is beginning to make peace with the notion that Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, will be the Democratic presidential nominee, the former First Lady just vouched for her primary opponent to a group he has had some troubles wooing, Jews.

"I know Senator Obama will be a good friend to Israel," she told the pro-Israel group AIPAC, saying that she knows Obama understands the issue.

"And let me underscore that I believe we need a Democratic president in the White House," Clinton said.

- jpt

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