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January 06, 2014

Clinton's Shadow Campaign

"Early last summer in her Georgian-style home near Washington's Embassy Row, Hillary Clinton met with a handful aides for a detailed presentation on preparing for a 2016 presidential campaign," Politico reports.

"The meeting was organized by Minyon Moore, a longtime Clinton intimate also at Dewey Square who has informally become the potential candidate's political eyes and ears of late. Clinton listened closely but said little and made no commitments, according to people familiar with the nearly hourlong gathering. It appears to have been the only formal 2016-related presentation Clinton has been given from anyone outside her immediate circle."

"Publicly, Clinton insists she's many months away from a decision about her political future. But a shadow campaign on her behalf has nevertheless been steadily building for the better part of a year -- a quiet, intensifying, improvisational effort to lay the groundwork for another White House bid."

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