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What's Next for Hillary Clinton?

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Whether or not President Obama is reelected in November, Clinton plans to leave her post in December 2012. How will Americans reflect on her tenure as Secretary of State? Will she run for President in 2016?

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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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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Why Obama-Clinton 2012 Is a Great Idea

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Clinton still has huge approval ratings and even moderate Republicans, a majority of Independents and Democrats for sure think this would be an unbeatable ticket.

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Opinion: Why the Internet Hearts Hillary

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Yet now, the woman who has weathered every kind of online attack is experiencing a new pleasure: online celebration.

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The Takeaway

Fighter Jets Bomb Syrian City of Aleppo

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Violence is intensifying in Syria, with reports of fighter jets bombing the city of Aleppo. If these reports are confirmed, the use of jets could mark a turning point in the 17-month-long uprising. 

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The Takeaway

On the Road Again with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Clinton's touch-down in Latvia will mark the 100th country she’s visited as Secretary of State — making her the most-traveled secretary of state yet. BBC state department correspondent Kim Ghattas accompanied Clinton on many of those trips, and recently produced a half-hour documentary about life on the road with the Secretary of State.

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The Takeaway

Reassessing Military Aid to Egypt

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The constitutional power grab by Egypt's military could trigger a review here of the money America gives to the country. In March, the Obama administration released more than a billion dollars in military aid, despite Cairo's failure to meet what's been described as pro-democracy goals.

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The Empire

Long, Turner and Maragos: The Race to Replace Gillibrand

Friday, June 15, 2012

Republicans haven’t held a U.S. Senate seat in New York since 1999, when Alfonse D’Amato lost to Charles Schumer. But instead of rallying around one candidate, this year there is a three-way race for an unseasonably early primary on June 26.

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The Takeaway

Syria Arm Sales Cools Russia US Relations

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Earlier this week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused Russia of providing helicopters to assist the Assad regime. Is Putin fighting the last battle of the Cold War in Syria?

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 04, 2012

Cuomo continues to work around the Legislature, while Mr. Christie goes to Wisconsin.

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The Takeaway

Madeleine Albright Explores the American Relationship with China

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright managed the United States' relationship with a rapidly-changing China at the turn of the millennium. As the United States and China continue to negotiate for the safety of dissident Chen Guangcheng, Secretary Albright discusses the United States' current relationship with China, and her new book, "Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948."

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The Takeaway

Chinese Dissident Leaves US Embassy

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Prominent Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has left the U.S. embassy in Beijing a week after seeking shelter after escaping from house arrest. Jonathan Fenby is former editor of the South China Morning Post and his latest book on China is called “Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today."

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, April 27, 2012

Cuomo welcomes solar energy, and Christie bids farewell to the New Jersey Nets, as only he can.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Shoulder Pad Feminism

Monday, April 16, 2012

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd discusses politics, Texts from Hillary and Hilary Rosen.

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Explainer: Why Do Politicians Suspend Their Campaigns?

Friday, April 13, 2012

“Everyone in political universe understands what candidate means when they say 'suspending,'” says a lawyer who specializes in campaign finance and election law. “People understand ending the campaign doesn’t mean you can walk away from debts."

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Bracket | Most Fashionable Politicos

Monday, April 02, 2012

We've picked sixteen fashionable politicians; it's up to you to decide who's the best-dressed.

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The Takeaway

'Friends of Syria' Attempts to Bolster Opposition

Monday, April 02, 2012

Over the weekend, Friends of Syria, an organization of 60 nations created to support the Syrian opposition, gathered in Istanbul for yet another meeting on the seemingly unending revolt against President Bashar al-Assad. The meeting concluded with real results: Arab nations promised $100 million to pay the Syrian opposition fighters and the United States promised communications equipment and another $12 million in humanitarian aid. Is that enough to help the struggling opposition? Amr Al Azm, member of the Syrian opposition and professor of history and anthropology at Shawnee State University, explains. 

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The Takeaway

After the UN Veto, What's Next for Syria?

Monday, February 06, 2012

Over the weekend, China and Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have supported an Arab League peace plan for Syria, claiming the plan would have violated Syria’s sovereignty. On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the veto during a speech in Sofia, Bulgaria, stating, "Faced with a neutered Security Council we have to redouble our efforts outside of the United Nations with those allies and partners who support the Syrian people's right to have a better future."

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Opinion: Obama Throws SOPA and Keystone Red Meat to Liberals

Thursday, January 19, 2012

It's rare for environmentalists to cheer loudly for this president, and add to it the administration's carefully-worded objections to SOPA and PIPA, and you see a president who has decided to re-excite those whose enthusiasm carried him to victory four years ago.

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1992 Redux? Rumors of a Clinton and Bush Showdown

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Just like in 1992, we've got a sluggish economy, restless independent voters, and a president who hasn't been able to translate his foreign policy successes into solid approval ratings. And now, there's gossip about a Bush and a Clinton in the race.

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