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The Takeaway

Scandal Starts Swirling Around Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Recent revelations from the State Department and the Clinton Foundation have some questioning Hillary Clinton's electability as 2016 approaches. 

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WNYC News

Why Huma, Hillary Stand By Their Men

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Perhaps the most remarkable part of Anthony Weiner's news conference Tuesday — where he admitted that he continued sexting, even after he resigned from Congress — was the moment his wife, Huma Abedin, stepped up to the podium to defend her husband and to explain her own actions.

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WNYC News

City Teachers Pledge $1B Pension in Sandy Rebuilding

Thursday, December 13, 2012

The president's proposal for Sandy recovery money is currently moving through the Senate, but in the meantime, New York City teachers are pledging to invest $1 billion of pension money in rebuilding. It's part of an emerging trend in infrastructure financing, helped along by former President Bill Clinton.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Obama, Romney, the Clintons and More

Monday, October 15, 2012

John Heilemann, national affairs editor for New York Magazine and author of Game Change, talks about the latest in the presidential race and his NY Mag cover story about President Obama's relationship with President Clinton, and the impact on a possible Hillary run in 2016.

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It's A Free Country ®

At Clinton Gathering, Obama and Romney Highlight Very Different Priorities

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The president advocated for a renewed focus on the elimination of human trafficking, while Romney called foreign aid to be redesigned and more closely linked with the expansion of free enterprise.

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It's A Free Blog

DNC Dispatch: Let's Not Forget the Compromising Bill Clinton

Thursday, September 06, 2012

It might be that the Bush years put in contrast how good the Clinton years were, or that the current Republican Party makes Clinton look out-and-out left-wing by comparison.

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The Takeaway

How the Clinton Marriage Defined a Presidency

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Bill Clinton campaigned on the promise of a co-presidency with his wife, "two for the price of one." But the dynamics of their relationship nearly ruined Clinton's presidency.

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DNC Dispatch: Bill Clinton Shows Dems How It's Done

Thursday, September 06, 2012

President Bill Clinton took the audience, the viewing public and the Republicans to school.

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WNYC News

Clinton Boosts Obama in Rousing Convention Speech

Thursday, September 06, 2012

In an impassioned speech that rocked the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton proclaimed Wednesday night, "I know we're coming back" from the worst economic mess in generations and appealed to hard-pressed Americans to stick with Barack Obama for a second term in the White House.

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WNYC News

Transcript: Bill Clinton's Convention Speech

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Transcript of former President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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It's A Free Country ®

DNC Day 2: Did Bill Clinton Take Command? Chat Transcript

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Watch the live convention stream as President Bill Clinton, Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, women's activist and attorney Sandra Fluke and more. See the complete day two schedule below and join us for a live chat starting at 7pm!

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It's A Free Blog

DNC Dispatch: It's My First Convention and I'm Pumped for Bill Clinton

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Being able to gauge the reactions of the audience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: If You Thought Solyndra Was a Money Pit...

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Salivating over the Solyndra scandal? Read the rest of the government-money menu first.

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It's A Free Country ®

Map: Explore Obama's New York

Thursday, July 19, 2012

From his days as a student at Columbia University to date nights with Michelle to fundraising at some of the city's most elite addresses, Barack Obama knows a thing or two about the Big Apple. Follow in his footsteps, and explore Obama’s New York City.

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The Empire

In Hudson Valley, Dems Crowd Primary to Challenge Freshman Hayworth

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The Hudson Valley’s redrawn 18th Congressional District stretches across farms, tony vacation communities, and struggling post-industrial cities. Its new lines wrap around the city’s inner-ring suburbs like a horseshoe, lending its politics a mix of small town provincialism and bold-faced names. Supporting players in this primary contest, for example, include President Bill Clinton, Fox News Chief Roger Ailes, and the street vendor who spotted the would-be Times Square bomber. 

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Opinion: Was the Wisconsin Recall Election a Bellwether for the Nation?

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

In Wisconsin, it was a race for the left and right corners of the political spectrum. Will the rest of the country follow suit?

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Opinion: Bill Clinton and Cory Booker are Right About Bain

Monday, June 04, 2012

The former President and the Mayor of Newark were both critical of Obama's attack ads against Romney. Democrats should listen up if they want to attract swing voters in November.

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It's A Free Country ®

NY Money Fuels Hottest Congressional Races

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

New York, home of the country’s money and media establishment, generally likes incumbents. But they also turn out in force in hotly contested Congressional races when there are big names in play.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Why Isn't John Edwards Getting the Clinton Treatment?

Thursday, April 26, 2012

While many Americans are now focusing their attention on the political horse race between President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney, a new spectacle unfolded earlier this week that would have otherwise commanded worldwide attention.

This spectacle has all the elements necessary for a made for TV mini series: sex, ...

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The Takeaway

Former Clinton Speechwriter Reacts to Obama's State of the Union Address

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

President Obama delivered his third annual State of the Union Address last night. Obama focused primarily on income inequality. Jettisoning his normally conciliatory tone, the president instead highlighted the differences between right and left with impassioned rhetoric. Vowing to protect middle class families with mortgage assistance legislation, he also outlined his plans to institute the "Buffet rule" which would require those making over $1 billion to pay a 30 percent tax rate.

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