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Former President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.
Former President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.
Charles Dharapak, Associated Press

Campaign volunteers are pretty diligent in their work. Except when a former president shows up.

Several who were patrolling the aisles in the stands put down their walkie talkies, and picked up their phones — to snap photos — as former President Bill Clinton took the stage to huge applause from his Democratic audience.

— Sally Buzbee

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