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Bill Clinton got steamed in Oakland

I shoulda posted this earlier, but better late than never when it comes to great video: KGO-TV reporter Mark Matthews went toe-to-toe with Bill Clinton in Oakland the other day, asking about the Nevada Democratic Party’s plan to hold caucus meetings at nine Las Vegas Strip hotels. Hillary Clinton supporters including the state teachers union and some party activists sued, claiming this gives the Culinary Workers Union, which has endorsed Barack Obama for the president and represents the hotel workers, undue influence on the vote; a federal judge yesterday refused to intervene.

And Bill got hot under the collar.

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.

  • Progressive Democrat

    Shame on Ron for hanging around with this NAFTA proponent. If there is a reason young black and white men don’t have opportunities in this country they can thank Bill Clinton first and foresmost for starters.
    I would have been embarrassed to have been seen with Bill Clinton and here’s Ron on the taxpayer’s time campaigning for Hillary.