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Why Not Both? (Round 2)

To succeed at modern diplomacy, it helps to take the long view. As word trickled out that President-elect Barack Obama was considering Hillary Clinton for...

Why Obama Wants Hillary for His 'Team of Rivals'

To succeed at modern diplomacy, it helps to take the long view. As word trickled out that President-elect Barack Obama was considering Hillary Clinton for...

What Bill Clinton Should Say in Denver

My fellow Americans: I told you so! Bill Clinton probably won't put it quite that bluntly at the Democratic National Convention tonight. But he probably...

Putting Bill Clinton On the Couch

John D. Gartner chose wisely. It's hard to think of someone whose life has provided more fodder for a psychological biography than former President Bill Clinton...

Have the Clintons Gotten Over It?

The July 31 cocktail reception outside Palo Alto, Calif., had been billed as an evening for letting bygones be bygones, a coming together of Hillary Clinton's...

Clinton Builds a Bridge to Obama

Bill Clinton raised the roof of the Pepsi Center and shut down with a crash the complaints that people named Clinton somehow never manage to say anything nice...

How United Are the Democrats?

At first glance, most observers could be forgiven for thinking the Democratic National Convention will turn out to be a divisive, knock-down, drag-out affair...

In and Out with the Tide

''Why do the bad guys always win? What's wrong with the U.S.?'' -- A Haitian supporter of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide As Bill Clinton took care to...

No Surrender (Yet) for Clinton

The last time a member of the Clinton family gave a concession speech, it was 1980. The world had not yet heard the name Indiana Jones. Barack Obama was a...

The Trailblazers

Someday soon, when Hillary Clinton exits the Democratic presidential race, Barack Obama will walk onstage and praise her and her husband to the heavens...

Dems' Endgame Means More Games

After 26 debates, 48 states and a mere $435 million raised between them, is the end of Clinton vs. Obama upon us? If you believe in the power of...

Assessing Clinton's "Experience"

In her race to win the democratic nomination against a first-term Senator from Illinois, Hillary Clinton has put the criterion of experience front and center...

Can Clinton Make Mississippi a Race?

Even Wayne Dowdy, the head of the Mississippi Democratic Party, thinks Barack Obama will win his state's primary on Tuesday, and it's Dowdy's job not to take...

How Much Did She Do?

In her race to win the Democratic nomination against a first-term Senator from Illinois, Hillary Clinton has put the criterion of experience front and center...

The Two Bill Clintons

Bill Clinton knew he was walking a fine line in New Orleans over St. Patrick's Day weekend, when his dual roles — philanthropic ex-President and attack dog for...

Clinton's Collateral Damage

An Arkansas state legislator once said of Bill Clinton that he would pat you on the back while he urinated down your leg. The corollary for Clinton's wife...