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Will Clinton's Obama Attacks Backfire?

Correction Appended: December 11, 2007 It started in earnest a couple of weeks ago when Hillary Clinton questioned how much Barack Obama's time spent living...

Does Obama Have an Asian Problem?

Correction Appended: February 19, 2008 As Hawaii's primary takes place on Tuesday, Barack Obama ought to be sitting back with an umbrella cocktail. After all,...

Endorsement Politics

When Edward Kennedy bestowed his blessing on Barack Obama at a thunderous rally in Washington, he had only sweet words about Obama's chief rival for the...

Teaming Up

Bill Clinton spent years rebranding himself as a global rock star, Hillary Clinton as the workhorse Senator who knew her stuff. She had the money, the machine...

The Clinton Files and The X-Files

Ever since last month's debate in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton's opponents have been clamoring for her and her husband to release all the papers from the...

On The Road Again

The sequence is firmly fixed for most great American duos. It is never Costello and Abbott, or Cher and Sonny, or Clyde and Bonnie. And up to this point in...

The Hillary and Bill Show

The sequence is firmly fixed for most great American duos. It is never Costello and Abbott, or Cher and Sonny, or Clyde and Bonnie. And up to this point in...

Climate Change: Filling the Bush Gap

Climate change geeks with a thing for international conferences — like me — were spoilt for choice this past week. You could rub shoulders with national leaders...

Clintons, Obama Cross Paths in Selma

The bridge to voting rights was crossed Sunday by the Democrats' top two vote seekers. Senator Hillary Clinton and Senator Barack Obama marched over the...

Bill Clinton's Second Act

When Bill Clinton found himself approaching the age of 60 on Aug. 19, people detected a hint of sourness from the second youngest ex-President in American...

Drive the Clintonmobile

Former President Bill Clinton is riding green, thanks to Ford Motor Company. The automaker announced today that it has crafted a hybrid SUV fit for presidential...

How Bill Put the Fizz in the Fight Against Fat

If you had grown up taking your Sunday lunches at Bill Clinton's great-uncle's house, you would have developed a weight problem too. The former President's...

THE NIGHTMARES BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Bill Clinton is usually a great off-the-cuff speaker, able to answer complicated questions smoothly and with a sure command of detail. But at times last week he...

THE MAN BEHIND THE HARPOONS

When Arkansas state troopers Larry Patterson and Roger Perry met with reporters last week, standing beside them as media liaison and anecdote prodder was a...

Bill Clinton: Looking for the Perfect Encore

Since Bill Clinton is the most flagrantly underemployed person on the planet, a good part of his post-presidential life consists of flirting with and fending off...

Hillary in 2008? No Way!

I was having a fascinating conversation with a Middle East expert about the intricacies of Israel's disengagement from Gaza when I noticed the fellow growing...

The Benefits of Being an Ex-President

"Come on," George H. W. Bush cajoled Bill Clinton, who hesitated for a split second about being on the U.S. delegation to the funeral of Pope John Paul II. "It...

Citizen Clinton

Those are the non-nutcase books about [my] Administration," Bill Clinton said, pointing to three shelves, arranged alphabetically by author, in the study of his...

I've Got a Problem ...

Anyone who's seen Bill Clinton in the past few months--speaking at the White House ceremony when his portrait was unveiled in May, delivering a ringing speech in...