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Clinton, Baird Hockey Bet Will See Loser Wear Rival's Jersey

Hillary Clinton and John Baird have made a hockey bet. The stakes? Humiliation.

The foreign ministers of Canada and the United States are in Washington, D.C. for a G8 meeting, but they took the time to wager on the NHL playoff series between the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators. Clinton was a senator from New York before becoming Secretary of State and Baird's riding is in Ottawa.

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The cross-border hockey bet isn't the first between Canadian and U.S. leaders. Back in 2010, Stephen Harper and Barack Obama made a bet on the outcome of the Olympic gold medal game. Obama lost and shipped a case of beer to the prime minister. The White House press secretary at the time, Robert Gibbs, lost a bet with former-Harper aide Dmitri Soudason the game which saw him wear a Team Canada jersey to a press briefing.

Maybe Clinton in a Senators jersey will be the birth of a new meme. Here's to hoping.

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