US President Barack Obama (L) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton take part in a Plenary Session of the VI Summit of the Americas  (Photo credit:  EITAN ABRAMOVICH / AFP / Getty Images)

Obama, Clintons Deepen Political And Policy Ties

Once a tense rivalry, the relationship between President Barack Obama and Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton has evolved into a genuine political and policy partnership. Both sides have a strong incentive in making the alliance work, especially in an election year.