Former DNC chairman calls for Clinton contingency plan
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The Democratic National Committee should identify a potential backup candidate for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonOvernight Defense: Pompeo clears Senate panel, on track for confirmation | Retired officers oppose Haspel for CIA director | Iran, Syria on agenda for Macron visit George H.W. Bush in intensive care GOP chairmen say they have deal with Justice on documents MORE in case a health emergency forces her out of the race, a former head of the party told Politico Monday. 

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Don Fowler, who led the DNC from 1995 to 1997 under Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonFeehery: The problem with the Dem wave theory After Dems stood against Pompeo, Senate’s confirmation process needs a revamp Support for Trump reelection mirrors Obama, Clinton in first terms: Gallup MORE's presidency, called for a contingency plan after Clinton was seen stumbling after a 9/11 memorial event Sunday. 

“Now is the time for all good political leaders to come to the aid of their party. I think the plan should be developed by 6 o’clock this afternoon," Folwer told Politico. 

He said he expects Clinton to recover from her bout with pneumonia, which forced her to leave an event early Sunday, but that the DNC would be amiss not to consider other options. 

“It’s something you would be a fool not to prepare for,” he said.

Clinton aides said Monday she will return to the campaign trail later this week.

The campaign also plans to release more detailed medical records soon.