John Allen

Bill Clinton hosts last charity event amid election scrutiny

Organizers at Bill Clinton's final, glittery gathering of his family's philanthropic organization seem determined to keep his wife's presidential prospects off the agenda.

Hillary Clinton's image was notably absent from the gauzy video that kicked off the last-ever meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. Contributors at Monday's opening session thanked President Clinton and daughter Chelsea for their work, but skipped over the Democratic nominee.

Finally, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi broke the ice.

Noting that he'll be hosting one of the first international summits after the U.S. election, Renzi turned to President Clinton and said with a smile, "My wife...