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Friday, January 8, 2016

Trump Raises Birther Concerns, Bill Clinton Campaigns For Hillary

Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, during a rally at the Hotel Julien on January 7, 2016 in Dubuque, Iowa. Bill Clinton made two campaign stops in the state today. It was the first time he has campaigned in the state without his wife during this election cycle. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, during a rally at the Hotel Julien on January 7, 2016 in Dubuque, Iowa. It was the first time he has campaigned in the state without his wife during this election cycle. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

This week in presidential politics, Donald Trump raised questions about Republican rival Ted Cruz’s eligibility for the White House because Cruz was born in Canada, and Democrat Bill Clinton made his first appearance on the campaign trail to stump for his wife Hillary.

Here & Now’s weekly political roundtable reviews the fallout from those political moments and more, and also previews next week’s two presidential debates.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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