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Hillary Clinton Bucks the Spirit of the 22nd Amendment

Stephen Kaus | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Stephen Kaus

If Hillary were striking out on her own, we would feel less this way, but that is not what she is doing. She is campaigning for a third term while invoking executive privilege as to what she did during the first two.

Jason Linkins

Would-Be Hillary Clinton Campaign Insiders Have One Non-Negotiable Demand For 2016 | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Back in April of 2013, Salon's Alex Pareene offered up a simple gauge by which you could determine whether or not a 2016 campaign for president by Hil...

Hillary Insiders Warn: Do Not Hire This Man

Mother Jones | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

In recent weeks, I've talked to several Washington politicos close to Bill and Hillary Clinton, and when I've asked if they will be joining Hillary's ...

Mark Penn Unlikely To Rejoin Hillary Clinton 2016

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's campaign finished paying off a $5.4 million debt owed to Mark Penn's political consulting firm only in January 2013. The sum was lef...

Hillary Learns a Lesson

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

I still get emails, and a smattering of sore winner comments, that Secretary Clinton will be the undoing of President Obama. Hoping ain't gettin'. Hasn't happened yet.

James Carville Book Dishes And Disses On Hillary Campaign

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a forthcoming book, top Hillary supporter James Carville reveals that Bill Clinton was privately shocked and infuriated by the Hillary campaign's ...

What Went Wrong Inside The Clinton Campaign

New York Times | Peter Baker and Jim Rutenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By the time the campaign tracked down the small-city Indiana mayor, Bill Clinton was in a lather. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton had lost the North Ca...

Hillary Learned Nothing From Iraq

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Young

Hillary's campaign was built on the base of predetermined success. Mission Accomplished declared with far more hostilities left to deal with.

TNR Asks Clinton Supporters: What Went Wrong?

The New Republic | Michelle Cottle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Endings are rarely as joyous as beginnings--and in the case of a long, wearing, and ultimately disappointing campaign, they can be downright brutal. B...

Billification and Other Bad Ideas

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

Bill Clinton is to politics what Isiah Thomas is to basketball. He can hit the political jumper, but he cannot call the plays.

Sam Stein

Bill Clinton Former Adviser: Hillary Should Have Gone Negative Sooner | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some Democratic officials are cringing over the negative tone that the primary race between Sens. Obama and Clinton has taken, worried about party coh...

Clinton Camp Marred By Distrust, Lacks Leadership

The New Republic | Michelle Cottle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By the time Hillary Clinton's campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle finally packed up her lovely corner office with its fresh blue carpet and mini-fridge...

Mark Penn's Fall: Clintonistas Dance On Penn's Grave

New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On a conference call among high-level Clinton staffers on the morning of April 7, longtime adviser Mark Penn was arguing about a proposed advertisemen...

Clinton Campaign A Study In Missteps

Politico | JIM VANDEHEI & DAVID PAUL KUHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to decide the nomination based on who can coolly and competently run the country. She had better hope they don't s...

Jason Linkins

Axelrod On Penn: 'You Can Use The Word Hypocrisy' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod called Mark Penn's departure from the Clinton campaign "stunning," and coined the iconic quip for this morning...

Report: British Prime Minister Seeking Mark Penn As Strategist

Daily Mail | Simon Walters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gordon Brown is secretly planning to headhunt the world's most expensive polling expert in an attempt to revive his political fortunes. The move to r...

Mark Penn Apologizes For Colombia Free Trade Work

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton's chief strategist apologized Friday for meeting with Colombian officials pushing a free trade agreement tha...

Mark Penn: "Obama Really Can't Win The General Election"

USA Today | Mark Memmott and Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though the campaign later argued that he hadn't said it, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's chief campaign strategist told reporters this morning that Sen....

Clinton Camp Hires Another Pollster

MSNBC News | Chuck Todd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First Read has learned that the Clinton campaign has hired Democratic pollster Geoff Garin to do polling for the campaign. Garin and his firm has plen...

Obama Camp: Penn Comments "Divorced From Reality"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama spokesperson Tommy Vietor released this statement in response to Clinton strategist Mark Penn's claim that Obama could not win a general electio...

Penn Credits "3 AM" Ad With Momentum

Washington Post's The Trail | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mark Penn, the chief strategist for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's (N.Y.) presidential campaign, asserted today that an ad that raised the specter of a...

Jason Linkins

Mark Penn Is Apparently Not To Blame For All Of Clinton's Missteps | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Clinton campaign worked to reverse the trend of negative media coverage that they felt had been running against them, there was a certain brill...

Clinton Adviser Harold Ickes: Blame Penn

New York Observer | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harold Ickes definitely doesn't buy the argument that Mark Penn isn't responsible for everything that has happened to the Hillary Clinton campaign. "...

Internal Clinton Campaign Feuding Spills Into Public Again

LA Times | Peter Nicholas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As they mapped out a campaign schedule for Bill Clinton, top aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton kept his time short in South Carolina. They were probably...

Thomas B. Edsall

Mark Penn Ties Drag Clinton Down | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Clinton campaign struggles to pull out of a potentially terminal nosedive just four days before the decisive Ohio and Texas primaries, much of ...