Hillary Clinton called Michelle Obama

Clinton, who not so long ago was in Michelle Obama's position, left a message.

Published August 26, 2008 5:12PM (EDT)

Hillary Clinton called Michelle Obama on Monday night after the latter woman spoke at the Democratic Convention, CNN's Political Ticker blog reports. The two didn't speak, but Clinton left a message, presumably offering congratulations to a woman who's now in a position Clinton first found herself in 16 years ago.

By Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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