WASHINGTON (AP) - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton says she has "no doubt" that Barack Obama will be elected the next president. When asked on CBS's "The Early Show" what she thought about Republican Sarah Palin's vice presidential candidacy, she said race and gender play a role in the minds of voters but "the bottom line is who is on top of the ticket." Clinton said she thinks enough people want change from Republican policies to put Obama over the top in November. She called John McCain a friend, but said his record supports business deregulation. Clinton says Obama is best suited to straighten out the country's economic problems. And she says she believes this will be "one of the most difficult presidential transitions."
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