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Bill Clinton and the Charlotte Home Run Derby

With two nights of the Democratic convention down, it’s safe to draw a clear comparison between Charlotte and Tampa. At last week’s Republican affair, you had...

Morning Must Reads: Clinton

Read Bill Clinton’s full remarks from last night. He was long on substance (and pretty much everything else, too). Democrats add Jerusalem back into the platform...

Bill Clinton, Medicaid and the Politics of Poverty

Buried amid Bill Clinton‘s rhetorical smorgasbord last night was a short but fascinating passage about Medicaid, the federal entitlement program for the poor and...

Inside The Presidents Club

When Barack Obama was hatching his most elaborate campaign video, he recruited two Oscar winners--one to direct and another, Tom Hanks, to narrate. But the real...

Bill Clinton Takes Back the White House

Count this among the greatest miscalculations of President Obama's career: "I'm going to let him speak very briefly," Obama said Friday, upon introducing Bill...

How Palin Is like Clinton

"Bill Clinton" is the best handicapper in American politics. So when, on the eve of his annual Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York City, he assessed...

Mark Halperin's Take: How Sarah's Like Bubba

Bill Clinton is the best handicapper in American politics. So when, on the eve of his annual Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York City, he assessed...

Heeding the Warnings of Another Oklahoma City

Bill Clinton is known for having a silver tongue. But he also has an extraordinary ear. In a speech on Friday and subsequent television interviews over the...