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Bill Clinton Can Save Dems

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Rarely do a man, moment, mission and election come together as perfectly as the opportunity for Bill Clinton to save the Democratic Party in the 2014 midterm elections.

Bill Clinton: Economic Agenda Was Often Misunderstood

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday much of his economic agenda and efforts to reform welfare were often misunderstood by...

Bill Clinton: No President Could 'Magically' Fix Economy In One Term

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton vouched for Barack Obama's economic record on Sunday, making his case for the president to have a second term. In an...

Farewell to Bill

Dean Baker | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business
Dean Baker

The Clinton-era policies sent the U.S. economy on a seriously wrong path. They created an absurd obsession with budget deficits, a pattern of bubble-driven growth, an incredibly bloated financial sector and an unsustainable trade deficit.

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Accuses Bill Clinton Of 'Undercutting Obama'

Posted 05.17.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh accused Bill Clinton of "undercutting" President Obama for comments he recently made about taxing the wealthy to fix the economy. Cl...

Clinton Talks New Book, Tea Party, Herman Cain

Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton continued his media blitz for his new book on Tuesday, sitting down on the Daily Show to talk politics and his ideas for...

Clinton Hammers On How Conservatives 'Scare People Around The World'

Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

(AP) WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton on Monday dismissed Republican criticism of a debt-reduction proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy,...

Bill Clinton Discusses Struggling Economy

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

ASPEN, Colo.--During Bill Clinton's two terms as president, the median family income increased by 14 percent, the number of Americans in poverty decli...

Clinton: It’s Still The Economy, Stupid

Newsweek | Bill Clinton | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Fourteen million Americans remain out of work, a waste of our greatest resource. The 42nd president has more than a dozen ideas on how to attack the j...

Bill Clinton: Current Crisis Proposal "Not Sufficient"

Josh Orton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Orton

On the eve of the CGI conference, the former president used most of our hour-long meeting to discuss the current economic crisis, calling for a broader, more comprehensive federal response.