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National Memo‘s Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason joined The Grio‘s Joy-Ann Reid to discuss how Bill Clinton is a huge advantage for President Obama’s campaign. “The tradition Bill Clinton comes out of, and I think that he sees himself coming out of, is the Robert Kennedy tradition of the Democratic Party — where you are trying to unite middle class and poor, working class whites, African-Americans and Latinos in a broad rainbow coalition party that fights for everyone’s interests,” Conason explained.

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A new, heavily redacted filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia revealed on Tuesday that the Justice Department is seriously investigating a potential "bribery conspiracy scheme" relating to a presidential pardon. The document were first publicized by CNN.

The names of individuals involved in the investigation have been redacted throughout the documents since they haven't been charged at this point with any crimes. President Donald Trump's name does not appear in the filing. But of course, only a president can issue a presidential pardon.

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