With Hillary Rodham Clinton headed for what many consider a well-deserved place in the political dustbin of has-beens, new polls suggest that she may be just what presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama does not need on his ticket as a Vice Presidential candidate.
As failed Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton continues her behind-the-scenes quest for the vice presidential nomination, her long-shot hopes for even that job are being derailed by her husband’s continued affairs with other women.
Actress Gina Gershon is just the latest young women to be linked with Hillary’s philandering husband and Clinton insiders fear the former President’s jet-set lifestyle will doom any real political future for his wife.
With presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama insisting that all potential candidates for Vice President — including Hillary Clinton — be fully "vetted" by his search team along with their spouses and family, aides to the New York Senator say any real scrutiny of Bill Clinton’s activities will uncover more evidence of adultery.
"He’s still screwing around," grumbles one Clinton insider. "He always has and probably always will."
An angry, defiant Bill Clinton is threatening to walk away mad and not campaign for presumptive Presidential nominee Barack Obama, telling close friends and supporters that his wife has been "mistreated, maligned and smeared" by the party’s power structure.
Calls to Clinton’s office for comment were not returned over the weekend but sources close to the Clintons tell Capitol Hill Blue the former President is "pissed as hell" over his wife’s defeat for the nomination and blames the Democratic Party power structure for "turning their backs on her" when he felt they could have made the difference in the nominating process.
It’s hard to say where the Clintons go from here.
The smiling, some say gracious, Hillary Rodham Clinton who faced her supporters Saturday to finally, belatedly and reluctantly endorse Barack Obama masked a political animal seething with anger, feeling betrayal from the Democratic political power structure she and her former President husband once ruled.
For nearly four decades, the Clintons have defied the odds, winning in the face of diversity and confounding the experts with their determination while angering even their staunchest allies with unbridled ruthlessness and an almost gleeful desire to plunge the knife of revenge into those they feel wronged them.
Joyce Susick is the type of voter who might carry Barack Obama to the White House — or keep him out. A registered Democrat in a highly competitive state, she is eager to replace George W. Bush, whom she ranks among the worst presidents ever.
There’s just one problem.
While many people will work on their tans this summer, or on summer reading lists or on not working too hard, two exceptions — John McCain and Barack Obama — and their underlings will be working.
Working industriously on an election that only one can win.
From Iraq to diplomacy, via healthcare and jobs, the battle for the US presidency took shape Sunday with only two viable contenders left standing: Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.
With Hillary Clinton out of the U.S. presidential race, Democrats on Sunday began healing wounds from a bruising nominating contest and speculated about Barack Obama’s vice presidential choice.
How did Hillary Clinton do in her concession speech and endorsement of Barack Obama. Watch the speech and then tell us.
A reluctant Hillary Rodham Clinton kept a hall full of supporters and the nation waiting for 45 minutes to finally bring her futile campaign for President to a long overdue end.
She climbed onto the stage at the National Building Museum in Washington more than 45 minutes late for the speech scheduled at noon.