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Bill Clinton Lays Out What Matters in a President; McCain Flunks the Test

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Bill Clinton gave one of the best speeches of his political career on Wednesday night in Kissimmee, FLA., and he did it in one sentence.

Bill Clinton And Obama Still Strangers

NY Mag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So the first and last episode of the Barack and Bill Show took place last night in Kissimmee, Florida, with some 35,000 regular people in attendance, ...

Hillary Clinton Rallies Senior Citizens And Union Members For Obama In Pittsburgh

Barbara White Stack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara White Stack

Pittsburgh, PA--At an event billed "Hot Dogs with Hillary," it was inevitable that an animal reference would pop up, after all, this campaign has been...

Hillary Clinton On Obama: "I Think He's Closing It"

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a Democratic rejoinder to the Republican chant of "drill, baby, drill." Said the one-time pre...

Bill Clinton, Redeemed: "I Am Here First To Support Barack Obama"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Brand Clinton was at stake here, and Hill and Bill delivered the one-two Clinton punch that proved that their claim on the hearts and minds of the Democratic party was not entirely misplaced.

Clinton Has Raised Over $8 Million For Obama

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton has raised more than $8 million for former rival Barack Obama's presidential campaign since July and plans to barnstor...

Bill Clinton "Daily Show" Interview On Economy, Obama (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Part I, Clinton discusses the economic crisis and how he would handle it: In Part II, he talked about why he thinks Barack Obama will win the el...

Seth Colter Walls

Bill Clinton Slams Palin, Shows Fire For Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton revved up a crowd on behalf of Barack Obama in Florida Wednesday, his first since the Democratic convention. And though ...

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Ad Uses President Clinton To Bash Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mr. President, it's your turn. Sen. Hillary Clinton has already starred in ads produced by the McCain campaign and the Republican National Committee ...

Sam Stein

Brokaw To Clinton: Will You Praise Obama Like You Praise McCain?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some Democrats who are growing wary with what they see as Bill Clinton's tepid support for Barack Obama weren't likely relieved by the former presiden...

Oy, Bill Clinton

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I get what he was going for, I think — he knows it would seem disingenuous for Bill Clinton to pretend he was rah-rah about Barack Obama from th...

Bill Clinton: Obama Will Win "Pretty Handily"

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Barack Obama and former President Clinton talked for two hours on Thursday, their first meeting in a White House race that had once b...

Hillary Reportedly To Campaign For Obama Monday

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A bunch of you have written to ask where Hillary is in the wake of Sarah Palin's speech, and here's an answer. Hillary is set to campaign in Florida ...

Captain Hillary Sails 'Round Good Hope At Last

Brad Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brad Parker

Even as she spoke I heard yells and bellows of mutiny here and there and whispers among the agitated crowd. But bravely onward she went, charting a course for the future, Obama's future and ours.

I Did Not Lose to that Man . . . Mr. Obama

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Kaus

I'm sorry, but the theories that Hillary Clinton showed "exemplary grit and class" or that "it is no longer up to her" are preposterous. Hillary managed to make voting for Obama sound like taking Cod Liver Oil.

Obama Steps Into History

AP | DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DENVER — Surrounded by an enormous, adoring crowd, Barack Obama promised a clean break from the "broken politics in Washington and the failed po...

Clinton Backer: Obama Mentor Called Me "Uncle Tom"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — A black delegate for Hillary Rodham Clinton says she was called an "Uncle Tom" by Illinois Senate President Emil Jones, one of Barack O...

Sam Stein

Clinton, Obama Conflict Trumped Up By RNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the past few weeks, the Republican National Committee has made it a point of pride to send out memos portraying a great fissure between the respe...

Hillary's Long Hot Summer

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Last year, Hillary was reigning over the summer debates, shoring up claims to inevitability. Today she's stumping for Barack in Nevada, where it's 110 degrees in the shade. What a difference a summer makes.

Hillary's 2012 End Game: Part 2

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

Hillary's silence is deafening. And it's, in some measure, the reason why Obama's lead has disappeared against McCain. Clearly, the Clintons are aiming for 2012.

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."

Schoolyard Bullies And The Clinton Debt

Andrea King Collier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea King Collier

As one of the senior citizens in my neighborhood says, "Obama would have to come to my house and bring Baby Jesus, and B.B. King with him, before I give a dime to that nonsense."

NYTimes: Clinton Is Being Vetted

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Buried in an article on the veep-vetting process comes this piece of information: Democrats said they thought it was less likely now than it was a m...

Obama And Clinton: On Stage In New York And On Topic With Women

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

"While Barack was at the gym each morning, I had to get my hair done," Clinton said. "It's one of those Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire things." Zing. Apparently, being friends doesn't mean you can't also be a little bit bitter.

Obama Hires Clinton's Womens' Outreach Guru

Chicago Sun Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign is taking on three more Clinton staffers.....the latest hires are Sara Hurwitz, from the Clinton speechwriting shop....Isaac Baker,...