Obama to Clinton: Bring it on

"Mission accomplished"? Not yet, he says.

Published October 18, 2007 12:44PM (EDT)

On "The Tonight Show" Wednesday night, Jay Leno asked Barack Obama if he found it "discouraging" that Hillary Clinton "appears to be a shoo-in." Obama's response: "Hillary is not the first politician in Washington to declare 'mission accomplished' a little too soon."

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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