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Don’t Stop Thinking About Now

By on 5.5.08 | 1:12PM

HIGH POINT, NC -- Hillary Clinton just spoke at the train station here to a crowd of a few hundred for her last appearance in the Tar Heel State before tomorrow's primary.

She hit on her standard themes -- jobs, health care, pulling out of Iraq, etc. She wants to fight predatory college loan companies, predatory mortgage lenders, and big bad oil.

In an indication that she was somewhat sensitive to criticism that her proposal for suspending the gas tax this summer was just a short-term solution, she said that long-term solutions were important but we also have to be "living in the here and now" and come to the aid of those who are being pinched by rising costs.

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