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Hillary Clinton to Host Fundraiser for Bill de Blasio's NYC Mayoral Campaign

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013  |  Updated 1:40 PM EDT
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Hillary Clinton to Host Fundraiser for Bill de Blasio

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FILE - In this July 9, 2013 photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton applauds international delegates to the during the Women in Public Service Project leadership symposium, at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pa. For all the talk that the former secretary of state intended to slow down after two decades in national political life, Clinton is keeping a busy schedule that amounts to a training camp for a second presidential campaign if she decides to run. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host a fundraiser for New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio.
 
Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, endorsed the Democratic nominee last week.
 
De Blasio managed Clinton's successful 2000 bid for the U.S. Senate and worked in Bill Clinton's administration.
 
The de Blasio campaign announced that the fundraiser will be held next month but provided no other details.
 
De Blasio is facing Republican nominee Joe Lhota and independents in the Nov. 5 general election.
 
Many leading Democrats have asked Clinton, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, to host fundraisers this election season.
 

She has largely declined. She is hosting two for her longtime friend, Virginia governor candidate Terry McAuliffe, in the next few weeks. 

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