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Hillary Clinton's Fundraising From People Bill Pardoned

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:20 PM ET

Clinton Accepts Donations From Recipients Of Bills

ABC News:

Three recipients of controversial 11th-hour pardons issued by former President Bill Clinton in January 2001 have donated thousands of dollars to the presidential campaign of his wife, Democratic front-runner Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., according to campaign finance records examined by ABC News, in what some good government groups said created an appearance of impropriety.

"It's not illegal," Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, told ABC News. "But, of course, it's inappropriate and she should return the money. It does raise the appearance that this is payback.

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