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Clinton Makes It Clear She Knows Many World Leaders

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    Hillary Clinton was in Chicago Thursday, where she looked to raise campaign funds. Mary Ann Ahern reports. (Published Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016)

    When it comes to world leaders, Hillary Clinton wants to be clear that she has lots of favorites.

    The Democratic presidential candidate was asked for her picks Thursday, the day after third-party candidate Gary Johnson stumbled over the question in a television appearance. Johnson was unable to produce a single name of a foreign leader he respected during an interview on MSNBC.

    Clinton showed no such hesitance with reporters on her campaign plane in Chicago.

    "I like a lot of the world leaders," Clinton said, before singling out German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying, "Her leadership and steadiness on the Euro crisis and her bravery in the face of the refugee crisis is something that I am impressed by."

    Clinton added, "I hope I'll have the opportunity to work with her."

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