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Bill Clinton Careful to Remain Mum on Hillary in 2016

Former President Bill Clinton acknowledged Wednesday that his wife's possible presidential run has somewhat censored the normally candid politician.

Former President Bill Clinton acknowledged Wednesday that his wife's possible presidential run has somewhat censored the normally candid politician.

“The great thing about not being president anymore is you can say whatever you want, unless your wife might run for something,” Clinton said during an address to the U.S. Conference of Mayors at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.

"Then you can say whatever you want as long as you don't make any headlines," he added.

The former president has remained relatively mum on the prospects of his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, running for president in 2016.

Clinton did get into hot water during the 2008 campaign for comments about then-candidate Barack Obama. Their relationship has improved since improved and Clinton became a top surrogate for Obama in his 2012 re-election campaign.

Clinton has spent the week in his home state campaigning for Democratic candidates, including vulnerable incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor.

-- Andrew Rafferty