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Campaign Flashback: Bill Clinton in Summer '92 -- PICTURES

The summer months used to be quiet for presidential candidates. They were a time to settle down before the final sprint to election day. Not any more, reports George Condon. Modern campaigns use every day possible to strengthen polling numbers.

In the summer of 1992, soon-to-be President Clinton had a wide range of odd photo ops: He played saxophone for Arsenio Hall, wore matching hard hats at a recycling plant with running mate Al Gore, helped a bride (in wedding gown) on to the stage of a rally, just to name a few.

To see these, and others, scroll through the gallery below. 

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Gov. Bill Clinton, sitting with the band, turns out an impressive version of "Heatrbreak Hotel" as Arsenio Hall gestures approvingly in the musical opening of The Arsenio Hall Show taping at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, June 3, 1992.(AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Texas Gov. Ann Richards, second from right, and Democratic presidential nominee Bill Clinton react after Rodolfo Macias Cabrera jumped into the San Antonio River to deliver a message for Clinton during his campaign tour in San Atonio, Texas, Aug. 27, 1992.  Cabrera, the self-proclaimed president of Mexico, was later arrested by police.(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Clinton receives instructions over a phone as Al Gore and a worker look on at an aluminum-recycling plant in Davenport, Iowa, on August 6, 1992. Clinton and Gore toured the plant on their three-day bus trip through the Midwest.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

 

Clinton helps newlyweds Mario and Judy Ricciardi on stage during a campaign stop at a shopping mall in Boardman, Ohio, Aug. 22, 1992. The couple sped from their wedding in nearby Youngstown to see Clinton and running mate Al Gore at the rally.(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Clinton poses with a mule in Centralia, Illinois, on Tuesday, July 21, 1992.(AP Photo/Greg Gibson)

The candidates go on a jogging tour of Little Rock, Ark., on July 11, 1992.(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

 

Clinton and Gore at the 1992 Democratic National Convention.(AP Photo)

Al Gore hammers as he helps build a house in a Habitat for Humanity project in Atlanta, on Wednesday, August 19, 1992. Gore and Clinton and their families joined former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, on the project during their Atlanta visit. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

Clinton concentrates as he listens to a question during a Chippewa Falls town meeting on Friday, Aug. 8, 1992.(AP Photo/Bill Waugh)

 
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