Obama called the Clintons

Barack Obama called Hillary Clinton last night from a campaign stop in Montana to thank her for her speech endorsing him, according to an Obama campaign spokesman. The presumptive Democratic nominee also spoke to Bill Clinton. “One can only imagine the suppressed animosity Obama and Clinton shared as they spoke for what must have been some of the longest minutes of this campaign,” observed Washington Independent’s Sridhar Pappu.

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Jefferson Morley

Jefferson Morley is the national editorial director of the Center for Independent Media. A veteran Washington journalist, he wrote the World Opinion Roundup column for washingtonpost.com from 2001-2006. He also worked as an editor and reporter at The Washington Post from 1992 to 2000. He is the author of "Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA" published in 2008 by the University Press of Kansas.

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