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McCain: Obama Created More Partisan Environment Than Bill Clinton | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) ripped into the president on Sunday for abandoning his pledge to foster bipartisanship in Washington, accusing Obama of cre...

Bill Clinton, Obama To Meet To Discuss NKorea | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It's a Clinton-filled day at the White House on Tuesday. Former President Bill Clinton is set to arrive for an afternoon meeting with President Obama...

President Obama - Give Us an LGBT Advocate

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

"Equal rights," while always counted in the litany of core liberal and progressive principles and "values," always is set aside or thrown under the bus in favor of some real or imagined political expediency.

Bill Clinton: Obama's Speech Was "Terrific" And Sufficiently Optimism

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Clinton -- who recently urged President Obama to show more optimism about the future -- hailed Obama for getting the tone right in his speech las...

Obama's Great Society

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

What was most impressive about the speech was not its cadence and tone, but the framing used to sell its contents.

Clinton Veterans Return After Eight Years: Old Offices "Unrecognizable"

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time since they threw their old, boxy pagers over the White House fence on Jan. 20, 2001 -- the BlackBerry as we know it wasn't on the m...

Obama Brings Clinton Team Back Together

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Politico reports that Barack Obama's administration is starting to looks a lot like Bill Clinton's: Here's how you can tell the campaign is over...

Barack Obama and My Kids

Julie Menin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Menin

Without first acquiring a track record of reaching across the aisle, one of the greatest opportunities to create a modern "New Deal" to help Americans across the country will be lost.

Should an Obama Presidency Be Bill Clinton's Third Term?

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

The hope is with a big enough election mandate, Obama will feel more empowered to sweep out the Clintonites and start fresh -- both in terms of personnel, and in terms of ideology.

Obama: No Surprise That Hard-Pressed Pennsylvanians Turn Bitter

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Obama tells Californians it's natural that the economically disenfranchised heartland turns to guns, religion, and xenophobia.

Obama Gets Tough. Too Little, Too Late?

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

With the kind of pushback he's been offering, Obama oughta be looking to play cribbage this November with the guys at the assisted living home for Democrats. Except that Obama had himself a siddown with Bill Clinton.

Obama's Tuesday Night Chat With Clintons: Details

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After leaving the house party, Senator Obama called and talked for several minutes with Senator Hillary Clinton saying how grateful he was for her sup...

On National Security Night, Clinton Keeps His Gun Holstered and Biden Fires Away

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

National security rated only passing mentions -- broad generalities when specifics were called for. This despite the fact that the Bush years have given us so many tragic specifics to remind the American people of.

Sam Stein

Bradley Praises The Clinton Years, Says No To VP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's another instance of how the political dynamics differ between a primary fight and a general election campaign. One of Barack Obama's most resp...

Where is Bill? Wrong Question! - Bill Clinton Doesn't Have to Answer

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Jeffers

Don't think for one second Bill Clinton won't be doing whatever he can to elect the Obama as our next president. But it will be because he wants to, not be because he needs to rebuild his image.

Someone Get Barack Bill's Cell Phone Number

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

When I was writing Clinton in Exile, I heard often about how technologically challenged the former president is. Aides to Bill Clinton told me that ...

Bill Clinton: Committed To Helping Obama

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former President Clinton on Tuesday offered to help Barack Obama win the White House, although what work he'll do for his wife's fo...

Obama's Key To The Blue Collar Vote

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Obama can better connect with working-class voters by talking to them about education. That's the issue. He should drop in on small groups of folk, like Bill Clinton does, and sharply focus his answers and his questions!

Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich Endorses Obama

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — Former Clinton Cabinet member Robert Reich on Friday endorsed Barack Obama over Hillary Rodham Clinton in the battle for the Democratic...

Obama Exclusive (Audio): On V.P And Foreign Policy, Courting the Working Class, and Hard-Pressed Pennsylvanians

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Here is the full audio from Senator Barack Obama's fundraiser hosted at a home in Pacific Heights, San Francisco on Sunday, April 6, 2008.

Bill Clinton Blames Obama For Ousting Of Other Dems

MSNBC News | Carrie Dan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Continuing his swing through eastern Texas last night, Bill Clinton continued to slam Obama's discounting of "fights" of the past, even saying that Ob...

Bill Clinton Calls Obama Campagin "Smoke And Mirrors"

The Examiner | Susan Ferrechio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Virginia considered Hillary Clinton's best chance in the Potomac Primary, Bill Clinton packed his schedule with three stops Monday in the Old Dom...

Bill Clinton: Mistake Was Thinking I Was "Like Any Other Spouse"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Clinton yesterday suggested that his controversial comments preceding the South Carolina primary were a mistake. Said Bill: "The mistake that I ...

Clinton Camp Says Obama Is Now "The Black Candidate"

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following Barack Obama's primary win in South Carolina Saturday, members of the Clinton campaign continued to inject issues of race in the contest. F...

Pollsters Say Obama Gains On Clinton In National Poll

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The race for the Democratic presidential nomination is tightening as voters say they want both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on a national ticket, ...