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Bill Clinton.JPGIf former President Bill Clinton was sore about Jerry Brown's dig over the weekend, he seems to be over it now.

Clinton is coming to California next month to campaign for Brown, the Democratic nominee for governor, and Gavin Newsom, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, Brown's campaign said this morning.

Clinton endorsed Brown on Tuesday, after Brown apologized for referencing the Monica Lewinsky scandal and saying Clinton did not always tell the truth.

The two competed harshly in the 1992 presidential race, and Clinton more recently has worked against Brown. He came to California last year to campaign for Newsom when Newsom was Brown's primary opponent in the gubernatorial race. Newsom, the San Francisco mayor, dropped out of the contest last year.

In a written statement, the Brown campaign said Clinton would join Brown and Newsom at a series of events in northern and southern California on Oct. 15 and Oct. 17. It had no details.

"I am very pleased to have the endorsement of President Clinton, and I look forward to campaigning with him and with Gavin Newsom," Brown said in the statement. "President Clinton accomplished a lot for California, and we have a ticket that will accomplish a lot for California's future."

Photo CREDIT: Former President Bill Clinton greets the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo., on August 27, 2008. (Chuck Myers/MCT)




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