A task for Bill and a lightning photo op: offbeats from the White House race

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her husband former U.S. President Bill Clinton speak during a debate watch party at Craig Ranch Regional Amphitheater following the third U.S. presidential debate at UNLV on October 19, 2016A suggestion from Hillary Clinton on how to keep her husband busy (and out of trouble) if they make it back to the White House, a lightning photo shoot — and an insult for a war vet: here is a rundown of quirky moments on the campaign trail Friday, as the White House race enters its home stretch. Hillary Clinton drew both plaudits and barbs during her husband’s 1992 presidential campaign when, in defense of her activism, she said she “could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas,” a comment some homemakers viewed as insulting. On a radio program hosted by singer/actor Keith Sweat, she was asked whether Bill Clinton was still playing the saxophone, as he did — wearing dark glasses like an authentic jazzman — in a much-noted television appearance in 1992.

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