Sources tell Al Hunt that Hillary Clinton has discussed bringing John Podesta to served as chairman of her possible presidential campaign.
“There may be no one in Democratic circles who commands more respect than Podesta. His standing is similar that of James Baker, the former secretary of state, in Republican circles three decades ago. Podesta was chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and then started the most successful Democratic think tank, the Center for American Progress. He was the major player in the negotiations with China, which culminated in this week’s joint agreement to cut greenhouse emissions.”
“The unsuccessful Hillary Clinton 2008 campaign was marked by chaotic infighting and, at least initially, a lack of direction. Prominent Democrats believe it’ll take someone of Podesta’s stature to bring order to her expected 2016 quest.”
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