Nightly News   |  August 13, 2013

Weiner hints at 2016 White House bid for Clinton

Embattled New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner may have inadvertently revealed Hillary Clinton’s plan to run for president. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> now to what may be the biggest hint yet about a race that's still a few years off. the 2016 race for president. and the question a lot of people are asking, will hillary clinton run? here in new york city last night, one of the candidates for mayor who's making headlines for other reasons, anthony weiner made some news about that when he was asked about his wife, a clinton confidant and her possible role in a hillary clinton campaign .

>> do you know what her role in 2016 campaign is going to be?

>> i do.

>> what will it be?

>> i'm not telling you.

>> you heard it, weiner responding to a question about the clinton campaign. insiders told our white house correspondent, there are no beans to spill. stay tuned.