By Mike Soraghan | Posted: 1/17/08 9:52 [PM] ET - 01/17/08 09:50 PM EST
“Besides my guy I think she’s the most qualified,” Stratton told The Hill. “I was raised by a strong smart woman and I think that’s what the country needs right now.”
Stratton, a Denver-based political consultant, served as a senior advisor to the New Mexico governor’s political campaign. He said he will help Clinton with fundraising and provide advice on western politics.
Stratton also ran Sen. Ken Salazar’s (D-Colo.) successful 2004 campaign against Republican beer executive Pete Coors.