Former President Clinton to stump for McWherter

Former President Clinton to stump for McWherter

Posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 10:26 pm
By: AP

NASHVILLE (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Tennessee to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McWherter.
The McWherter campaign confirmed that Clinton is scheduled to be in Nashville on Sept. 9. Spokesman Shelby White said Monday that detailed plans for the visit were still being worked out.
McWherter, the son of former Gov. Ned McWherter and a Union City High School graduate, faces Republican Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam in this fall’s election.
Clinton’s friendship with Ned McWherter dates back to when he was governor of neighboring Arkansas.
Clinton was the keynote speaker for a state Democratic Party fund raiser last year and also came to Nashville and Memphis to support Harold Ford Jr.’s Senate bid in 2006.
Published in The Messenger 9.1.10

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