Clintons donate to Obama

Bill and Hillary Clinton's gesture followed a similar one from Barack and Michelle Obama.

Published June 27, 2008 8:00PM (EDT)

Bill and Hillary Clinton each donated $2,300 to Barack Obama's presidential campaign on Friday, NBC's First Read blog reports. That's the maximum amount allowed under federal law.

Their gesture followed by one day a similar one made by Barack and Michelle Obama, who each gave the maximum allowable donation to Hillary Clinton's campaign on Thursday.

By Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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