POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Clinton Camp: Winning Primaries Is Not "A Sign Of Who Can Win" General

Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaign has begun an eleventh hour effort to implore Democrats to support her by framing her as the strongest general election candidate the party could put forth. In a memo and conference calls this week with reporters, senior advisors argued that she was better prepared to defeat John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee. ...

...Two days later, after Obama's eighth straight victory, Penn told reporters: "Winning Democratic primaries is not a qualification or a sign of who can win the general election. If it were, every nominee would win because every nominee wins Democratic primaries."

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