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James Lee Witt, candidate for Congress in Arkansas’ fourth district, wipes away a fresh gob of tobacco spit with his brown cowboy boots and tells me about his old friend Bill.
“He was down here re-dedicating the Greers Ferry dam…and he called me after that, because my wife had passed away you know, and he…visited with me for a little while,” Witt says, recalling a recent conversation with the 43rd president, as we wait for the start of a parade in Arkadelphia. “I said, ‘I need to tell you something,’ and he said ‘What’s that'” I said, ‘I think I’m gonna run for Congress in the Fourth District.’ And he said”—here Witt breaks into his finest Clinton impression—'”James Lee, I think that’s a great idea!'”
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