Obama's The Man: Hillary

Senator calls on New Yorkers to support her former rival
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Nov 2, 2008 5:53 AM CST
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., applauds after speaking at an appearance to promote Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.,, in the east Denver suburb of Aurora, Colo., on Friday,...   (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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(Newser) – It’s time to make a clean break from the "disastrous policies" of the past eight years, and the man to “chart a new course” is Barack Obama, writes Hillary Clinton of her one-time rival in a column in the New York Daily News. “We find ourselves in an economic crisis born and bred by the failed policies of Washington Republicans. And the fact is, President Bush has practiced what John McCain has preached," she notes.

“To McCain and the Republicans, America can't win unless most Americans lose,” Clinton writes, citing job outsourcing, the mortgage and financial crises, and “broken” health care. “Wherever I travel, I hear people asking, ‘Who are you for?’ But the more important question is, ‘Who is for you?’”