Former President Bill Clinton will give a primetime speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, and will reportedly be the one to place President Obama's name into nomination. Although the enduringly popular Clinton and Obama have had a famously rocky political relationship, "the campaign believes Clinton can deliver a forceful fiscal message that it hopes can resonate, especially with the middle class."
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