President Barack Obama joins Former President Bill Clinton on stage during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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It may be in former President Bill Clinton's (and his wife's) interest to help keep the Democratic party together for the next convention. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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V ice President Joe Biden, left, and President Obama embrace following Biden's vice-presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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What a difference 14 years makes. Here, Bill Clinton departs the White House on July 31, 1998, after telling reporters he wouldn't take questions about the Monica Lewinsky investigation. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Clinton and President Obama at the White House; December 10, 2010. Jim Watson /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

Bill Clinton: Little Talk About What Works

The debate in Washington, says the former president, is "all about 'is the government good or bad or taxes always good or bad?' "

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