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    Obama Aide to Head Hillary PAC

    Organizing for Action head Jim Messina smiles as US President Barack Obama speaks during an Organizing for Action dinner on March 13, 2013 at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC. Messina was the manager for Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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    The pieces are beginning to fall into place. According to reports, Jim Messina, the head of President Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012, is in talks to join the board of Priorities USA (the multimillion-dollar pro-Obama Super PAC) and turn it into a vehicle for a possible Hillary Clinton run in 2016. He would be joined by longtime Clinton adviser John Podesta. One of the potential holdups in the talks: Vice President Joe Biden, whose own intentions in 2016 remain unknown.

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