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  • Ready for Hillary: Polls show Hillary beats Obama, Bill extremely popular with Americans

    Hillary Clinton scores a higher approval rating than President Obama on almost every major issue facing America today, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey. The CNN survey, which was conducted from May 29 to June 1, before the start of Clinton's rocky, gaffe-filled book tour, found...

  • Back on the campaign trail, sort of, Hillary Clinton dusts off the cobwebs

    Hillary Clinton returned to a campaign trail-like environment this week after a six-year offseason, and a little out of shape. As she has rolled out her new memoir, Hard Choices, Clinton has demonstrated the persistent strength of her fan base and her political brand. But the tour, which began...

  • Ready for Hillary?

    Have you seen the "Ready for Hillary" bumper stickers? I've seen one already and wondered about the implied insult to the current occupant of the White House. You're "Ready for Hillary" when the greatest statesman of our age isn't even halfway through his second term?

  • GOP memo: Hillary Clinton gets almost $50 million in free media to hype book, candidacy

    The mainstream media's rush to give Hillary Clinton a platform to pitch her new memoir, Hard Choices, has provided the likely 2016 presidential candidate almost $50 million in free advertising, according to a GOP memo.

  • Clinton comes out against US embargo of Cuba in book

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has resurrected an old debate concerning U.S. policy toward Cuba by calling for the 52-year-old embargo against the communist island to be lifted.

  • Bill and Hillary Clinton top list of richest ex-first families

    They may have left the White House “dead broke,” as Hillary Clinton claimed, but she and Bill Clinton cashed in so fast and big that they sit atop the list of former first couples who struck gold after the presidency. Since leaving office, according to financial records and news reports,...

  • Democrats are ready for Hillary Clinton, but is Hillary ready?

    I expected nothing but effusive praise from major media for Hillary Clinton's new book, Hard Choices, much like the mass exaltation it showered on Barack Obama, America's first African-American president.

  • Poll: Public wants Hillary Clinton, not Obama, in a crisis

    More Americans still believe that Hillary Clinton mishandled the Benghazi, Libya, assault disaster, but even with that black eye, they would rather have the former secretary of state manning a big crisis than President Obama, according to a new poll.

  • Eric Cantor and unknown unknowns in politics

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's surprising defeat in the Republican primary at the hands of obscure economics professor David Brat recalls Donald Rumsfeld's statement about unknown unknowns. Every once and awhile, voters deliver a result that none of the experts would have predicted. In...

  • Hillary Clinton clarifies 'dead broke' comment: I understand the struggle of the working class

    After being hammered for being out-of-touch, and accused of making her first 2016 campaign gaffe, Hillary Clinton decided Tuesday to clarify her complaint that she and former President Bill Clinton were "dead broke" when they vacated the White House in 2001 and struggled to pay mortgages on...

  • Friends gave Clintons $10 million to pay debts --- and they still stiffed lawyers for years

    When Bill and Hillary Clinton left the White House, donors had covered all but $3.9 million of their still growing scandal legal bill -- easily covered by her 2000 $4 million book advance -- but they didn't pay off their lawyers for years. Using two legal defense funds that raised about $10...

  • Who would Hillary Clinton bomb?

    Judging by the early reviews, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new memoir, "Hard Choices," is a cautious, poll-tested tome, drafted with an eye toward 2016. But she says at least one interesting thing in the book. On her 2002 vote to authorize the Iraq War, Secretary Clinton...

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