Hillary Rodham Clinton is making her presence felt on President Barack Obama’s summer vacation — in more ways than one. The potential 2016 presidential candidate happens to be holding a signing of her memoir from her time as Obama’s secretary of state Wednesday on Martha’s Vineyard, where her former boss is on a two-week getaway […]
Clinton may avoid a significant primary challenge if she runs for president.
As Hillary Rodham Clinton promotes her book, liberals in the Democratic Party are elbowing into the 2016 presidential conversation, pitching a populist message on the economy and immigration. Potential Clinton rivals like Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley are in the middle of a summertime tour of Democratic […]
The former President says his wife is 'not out of touch'
Bill Clinton defended Hillary Rodham Clinton’s commitment to the poor and working Americans on Tuesday, saying his family’s post-presidential wealth had not prevented the former secretary of state from understanding the economic problems of Americans. “She’s not out of touch,” the former president declared at his family’s annual domestic policy summit. Clinton noted that in […]
Hillary Rodham Clinton says many unanswered questions remain about the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, even as U.S. authorities have captured their first suspect in the case. Clinton, speaking in separate interviews with CNN and Fox News, said Tuesday she was still seeking information on the attacks that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens […]
She insists she hasn’t decided on a second bid for the presidency. But Hillary Rodham Clinton is laying out more reasons to run than not during her coast-to-coast book tour. The Republicans’ inquiry into the deadly raid in Benghazi emboldens her, she says. She knows how not to run a campaign after losing the 2008 […]
The man who beat Eric Cantor won by blaming immigrants for costing American jobs
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor “was defeated by a candidate who basically ran against immigrants.” In Chicago to promote her new book in a public discussion with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate said a “negative attitude about immigration and immigrants” is playing out politically in […]
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s family was “dead broke” and saddled with legal bills when she and her husband left the White House, the former first lady said in an interview that aired Monday at the start of a high-profile book tour that could precede a 2016 presidential campaign. “We came out of the White House not […]
An aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton and the White House pushed back Tuesday against Republican strategist Karl Rove for suggesting that the former secretary of state’s health could be an issue if she runs for president in 2016. Rove told Fox News, for which he is a commentator, that Clinton had a “serious health episode” […]
Defense Secretary Robert Gates' memoir landed like a sucker punch in the West Wing
Over the next month, two of President Barack Obama’s closest first-term advisers will spill insider details on the administration’s handling of the early days of the Great Recession, the White House’s cautious response to the Syrian civil war and the genesis of clandestine talks with Iran. The back-to-back memoirs from former Secretary of State Hillary […]
'She understands the challenges facing America'
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, an early supporter of Barack Obama in 2008, says he is backing Hillary Rodham Clinton for president if the former secretary of state seeks the Democratic nomination in 2016. The Associated Press obtained a copy of remarks that Kaine plans to deliver Saturday at a breakfast of Democratic activists […]