Hillary won't campaign for Obama

Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSanders: Clinton shouldn't pick VP from Wall Street McAfee on chances of Libertarian win: 'We're not that stupid' Libertarian candidate raps at party convention MORE won't be campaigning with President Obama this election cycle.

Senior administration officials told The Hill that the former presidential candidate will not join Obama on the trail. Secretaries of State generally don't stump for presidents to avoid risking any sort of partisan inference while serving, so Clinton's absence is not surprising.

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Still, Clinton has regularly polled as one of the most popular members of the Obama administration, and her presence would likely energize Democrats who backed her primary bid for the presidential nomination in 2008.

On Monday, the Secretary of State's husband, former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonMcAuliffe heads off probe that could hurt Clinton WATCH LIVE: Bill Clinton speaks at NJ rally The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE, said he had already agreed to participate in three Obama reelection fundraising efforts for in the fall.

Hillary Clinton has also repeatedly said she planned to step down from public service at the end of her current term as Secretary of State.

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