Barack Obama calls Bill Clinton from Kansas City, Missouri for Monday phone chat.
The chat lasted about 20 minutes.
TIME’s Tumulty: “For all the intrigue that had surrounded this moment, the actual conversation centered on politics, not any lingering hard feelings, sources in both camps say.”
OBAMA SPOKESMAN: They had a “terrific conversation,” and Obama “looks forward to seeing him on the campaign trail and receiving his counsel in the months to come.” Full statement here.
CLINTON SPOKESMAN: They had a “very good conversation,” where he “renewed his offer to do whatever he can to ensure Senator Obama is our next President.” Full statement here.
Top Clinton confidante Terry McAuliffe tells CNN there was “no need to bury the hatchet,” and “everybody is together. This is a historic time.”
Earlier: Top Obama strategist Axelrod tells MSNBC that the rumors about B. Clinton’s perceived hesitance is “much ado about nothing.” See his full comments here.