POLITICS

Clinton's Campaign Debt Could Become An Asset

06/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Though Hillary Rodham Clinton racked up more than $30 million in debt during her Democratic primary campaign, she could emerge from her loss with a bundle of campaign cash to either play kingmaker or mount another campaign of her own.

At her disposal are a handful of accounting maneuvers -- some never before tried in presidential politics -- that would render her political debt practically insignificant, while at the same time freeing up $24 million in currently off-limits cash, according to interviews with her lawyer and outside campaign finance experts.

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