Obama, Clinton meet for 'social' lunch

US President Barack Obama (R) and Hillary Clinton, pictured on November 19, 2012, met for around 90 minutesUS President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton — the woman hoping to succeed him in the Oval Office — met at the White House for a lunch described by officials as “mostly” social. The former Democratic political rivals sat together for around 90 minutes, according to White House press secretary Josh Earnest. “When their schedules permit, President Obama and Secretary Clinton enjoy the opportunity to catch up in person,” Earnest said in a statement.

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