Bill Clinton campaigning in Birmingham Thursday for Ron Sparks

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Former President Bill Clinton is coming back to Birmingham to campaign, but this time for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ron Sparks. The former president was last in Birmingham as a campaigner for his wife Hillary during her presidential primary campaign in 2008.

Clinton will headline a $1,000-per-plate fundraiser for Sparks at the Summit Club in downtown Birmingham Thursday.

"It's gonna be big," Sparks said Monday. "We appreciate the former president coming to Alabama, certainly I appreciate his willingness to come and I'm honored, we're gonna have a good event."

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