Warren Buffett on Hillary Clinton: She's going to win in 2016.

Warren Buffett Is Putting His Money on Hillary

Warren Buffett Is Putting His Money on Hillary

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Oct. 7 2014 5:48 PM

Warren Buffett Is Putting His Money on Hillary

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Warren Buffett deviated from business predictions at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit on Tuesday to make a political forecast: "Hillary is going to win."

The Oracle of Omaha is a known supporter of both Clinton and President Obama. He reportedly backed Clinton's 2008 campaign and has donated to and helped fundraise for Obama. Buffett also showed his support for Clinton in one of his five tweets since joining Twitter in May 2013:

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How sure is the billionaire investor of his hunch? "I will bet money on it," Buffett said. "I don't do that easily."

Alison Griswold is a Slate staff writer covering business and economics.