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Clinton Nomination

Scheduled: Hillary's Convention Catharsis

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

Now that Hillary Clinton's name will be placed into nomination at the Democratic National Convention, heads up everyone: Maureen Dowd's next over-the-top, anti-Hillary column is coming.

Sam Stein

Clinton's Nomination Opposed Only By David Vitter | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on Wednesday to approve Sen. Hillary Clinton's nomination to serve as Secretary of State and pass that no...

Sam Stein

Paterson: No Cuomo Talk, I Need More Time | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Governor David Paterson said on Friday that he was refraining from making a decision on who should fill New York's soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat, in p...

Notes From The Trenches: Drive-By Orange County Democrat Wars

Hank Quevedo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hank Quevedo

Watching the escalating spit-fest, we wondered how many more concessions, short of the nomination, the Hillarylanders would extort from the Obamatrons before harmony could descend.

Clinton Calls For "Cathartic" First-Ballot Nomination

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

"We do not want any Democrat, either in the hall or in the stadium or at home, walking away saying Well, you know, I'm just not satisfied. I'm not happy. Because that's what I'm trying to avoid."

Time And Tide Wait For No Woman

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

We can credit Hillary with many gifts, among them, however, is not a mastery of timing: The "experience" candidate's campaign is a textbook example of right things done at wrong times.

The Trap: Clinton's "Briarpatch" Strategy For The DNC Rules Committee Meeting

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

A compromise Democratic Party decision tomorrow on how to allocate the Mich. and Fl. delegates will not be a setback for Clinton. On the contrary, it will give her the fodder she needs to continue her campaign.

Oregon Gives Obama An "All But Insurmountable Advantage"

NY Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY, JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama took a big step toward becoming the Democratic presidential nominee on Tuesday, amassing enough additional delegates to claim an ...

End In Sight, Clinton And Obama Focus On Superdelegates

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

At this point so-called private commitments on the part of superdelegates mean nothing. Clinton's candidacy can no longer pretend to be about the primaries. Without super commitments, she is not in the race.