07/25/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Former Obama Aide Tried To Profit Off "Change"

A former campaign and legislative aide to Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) has sought government affairs clients in Washington by reminding potential prospects:

"Should 'CHANGE' occur in November as polls indicate, we should see a lot of people from Illinois moving to Washington D.C. and taking key spots in an Obama administration. Now is the time to anticipate these changes."

Obama's campaign called the e-mail "inappropriate," and the former aide said he'll be more careful in the future.

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