More Bill Clinton Articles

  • HHS pick decries D.C. bickering, says more done during Clinton impeachment

    Washington's acid partisanship responsible for policy gridlock is even worse than during the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton, according to President Obama's pick to replace resigning Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, currently the...

  • Short on accomplishments, Hillary leans on Bill and Barack to sell candidacy

    Last week Hillary Clinton gave what appeared at first to be a rambling and unfocused answer when asked to name the proudest achievement of her four years as Secretary of State. The short version is, she doesn't have one. But Clinton's words make a lot more sense when seen not as a non-answer to...

  • Bill Clinton: New voter restrictions are a step back

    Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to roll back half a century of progress.

  • Comeback: George H.W. Bush re-enters politics as top fundraiser

    Former President George H.W. Bush, who has shied away from political dirty work, has jumped feet first into the GOP's bid to win back the Senate and White House in a new fundraising campaign.

  • Soundbites of the week: Stinkburger

    Getting nasty "If they tried to sell this sandwich at Zingerman’s, they’d have to call it the Stinkburger, or the Meanwich." - President Obama on the new House Republican budget Beware "It's a blueprint for a modern Koch — how would we say this? Kochtopia," Reid said. "Yes, that's...

  • Poll: Hillary Clinton winning Catholics, Protestants, and 36% of evangelicals

    With a crushing dominance shown in repeated polls, Democrat Hillary Clinton is on a path to do something her husband and two-term president never achieved: win a majority of more than 50 percent of the presidential vote in 2016. In the latest poll, Zogby Analytics confirmed the trend showing...

  • If U.S. is going to have dynasties, at least have good ones

    Draft Bush! That's the GOP establishment's bold new scheme for 2016. And people say they’re out of ideas. “Many if not most” of 2012 nominee Mitt Romney's biggest donors are courting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the Washington Post reported Sunday; the “vast majority” would back...

  • Clinton aides pursued legacy in his 2nd term

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bill Clinton's top aides began debating how to build a presidential legacy days after he won re-election in 1996, newly released documents show. The 2,500 pages of documents released Friday from the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., ranged from...

  • Chelsea Clinton admits feeling pressure from parents to start having kids

    Chelsea Clinton says she feels pressure from her parents to start having kids, but she explained to Maria Menounos of "Extra" that it was in a loving way. "I do feel that pressure but in such a kind of loving, lovely way. I mean my parents always say to me that having me was the best thing...

  • Mainstream Media Scream: NBC 'surprised' Obama not on list of greatest leaders

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features NBC's Today show hosts expressing surprise that Fortune Magazine's new list of the 50 greatest leaders didn't include President Obama.

  • Hillary Clinton won't have an easy ride to presidency

    Will Hillary Clinton be elected America's next president? The polls suggest she will. Recent polls compiled by Real Clear Politics show her winning 67 percent of the vote in Democratic primaries, with no other candidate above 11 percent. General election polling shows Clinton with an average...

  • Bill Clinton defends American control of Internet domain name system

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Former President Bill Clinton presided over a star-studded panel Friday evening, voicing his preference that the United States maintain control of the Internet's domain name system, which will soon be ceded to an international body. Clinton appeared on stage for a Clinton...

  • Vladimir Putin's illusory triumph in Ukraine

    Bungling is an inherent feature of American foreign policy. Even with the best of intentions, our presidents miss warning signs, overreact to minor threats, fail to dissuade other governments from doing things we oppose and wade into situations that blow up in our faces. It's not a Republican...

  • The wizards of Washington can't deliver

    The political community is abuzz about the growing possibility that Republicans might win control of the Senate this November. But little attention has been paid to a larger and more significant trend. Like former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, President Obama saw his party lose...

  • Bill Clinton: Vladimir Putin is 'highly intelligent' and 'deeply, deeply patriotic'

    Former President Bill Clinton shared his assessment of Russian President Vladimir Putin while he was in Dubai for the Global Education & Skills Forum.



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