Last spring, it seemed like tug of war over the Democratic presidential nomination would never end, but now that seems part of the distant past, as Barack Obama enters the final stretch leading to November’s election. Luckily, his relations with Bill Clinton appear to have improved over time, and the former president now says he’s willing to roll up his sleeves to help Obama’s campaign however he can.

Los Angeles Times:

At a lunch meeting today with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton said he would do “a substantial number of things” to campaign for Obama this fall. Any bruised feelings from Obama’s primary campaign against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared to be in the past as the smiling Democratic presidential candidate and the former president talked to reporters outside Clinton’s Harlem office before the pair went inside for a private lunch.

Clinton said he would do “whatever I’m asked to do” for Obama.

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