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Bill Clinton Set to Throw His Weight Around California



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    MIAMI - SEPTEMBER 6: Former President Bill Clinton talks to a person as he signs copies of his new book during his visit to Books & Books September 6, 2007 in Miami, Florida. Clinton is on a national book tour for the book he wrote titled Giving. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Bill Clinton

    Just to show there are no hard feelings, former President Bill Clinton will campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown next month in what will be a show of unity between the past political rivals.

    Brown's campaign announced the visit Friday, less than a week after Brown apologized for questioning Clinton's honesty and mocking his relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

    In a statement released Friday, Brown said he looks forward to campaigning with Clinton and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who is running for lieutenant governor.

    Clinton, who endorsed Brown earlier this week, is scheduled to campaign for both candidates Oct. 15 and Oct. 17.

    A Clinton spokesman declined comment, referring inquiries back to the Brown campaign.