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Last chance for the baby boomers

Much of Hillary's chances will rest on if her husband helps or hinders her, writes Gerard O'Regan

Gerard O'Regan

Published 18/04/2015 | 02:30

"Much of Hillary's chances will rest on if her husband helps her or hinders her" (REUTERS/Joshua Lott)
Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, and former President Bill Clinton, right with their granddaughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky

I was lucky enough to be at a lunch table where Bill Clinton was the star guest a few years ago - and rarely was an eating engagement looked forward to with such anticipation.

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All who attended presumed the conversation would be insightful, and hopefully just a little free-flowing, peppered with a few anecdotes that only a former President of the United States could offer.

Given the fact that at the time he was a private citizen, having held down the most powerful job in the world for eight years, there just might also be some delicious moments of off-the-record gossip.

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