Hillary Clinton was expected to lead all candidates in contributions from the entertainment industry, drawing on a donor base that includes Reese Witherspoon, Barbra Streisand and Tobey Maguire.
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During a recent economic address by Hillary Clinton to soft-launch her “growth and fairness economy” plan, she rightfully noted that we “need new ideas” to combat slow economic growth and the lack of opportunities for some Americans. But then she proceeded to offer outdated and failed policies that would guarantee the United States remains stuck in the 20th century forever.
While Hillary Rodham Clinton has called for reining in a “dysfunctional” campaign finance system, she has nonetheless shown a time-tested ability to attract money from rich and powerful supporters around the country.
Hillary Clinton’s big speech about the economy on Monday generated a wide range of reactions from the punditocracy. The Times’s David Brooks thought it was politically clever: “She’s cleared the first political hurdle of the campaign,” he wrote. Vox’s Matthew Yglesias said that Clinton’s policy agenda amounted to a rebuke of neoliberalism and indicated a “paleoliberal revival.” Politico’s Ben White reckoned that the speech was a non-event. “The snap reaction among Wall Street investors, economists and ardent financial reformers who thrill to the soak-the-rich rhetoric of Bernie Sanders was a collective: ‘Meh. What’s next?’ ” he reported.
Podcast for America is your inside look at the giant disco party that is a presidential campaign cycle. Your hosts are Mark Leibovich, national correspondent for New York Times Magazine, Annie Lowrey of New York magazine, and Alex Wagner of MSNBC’s Now With Alex Wagner.
The twenty-first-century boom in new translations of the great nineteenth-century Russian novels has not encompassed one significant work: the last of Leo Tolstoy’s three full-length novels, “Resurrection,” originally published in 1899. The English translation of “Resurrection” that is easiest to find is the first, from 1900, by the Tolstoy acolyte Louise Maude, and there hasn’t been a new one in decades.
“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence,” said President Calvin Coolidge, and Judicial Watch continues to prove it, much to Hillary Clinton’s consternation.
Hillary Rodham Clinton has been campaigning either for herself or her husband since 1991, with the exception of the four years she served as secretary of state (and including time in office, which one should). That’s 20 of 24 years, which is why Mark Leibovich’s New York Times coverage of the latest effort necessitates several extra “re-”s before “Reintroducing Hillary Clinton.”
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released the names of 159 campaign bundlers on Wednesday, the first 2016 contender to disclose big-money fundraisers.
Good Tuesday morning from Washington, which will be analyzing the nuclear deal the Obama administration just made with Iran. The deal comes as President Obama is scheduled to deliver a big speech, while on the campaign front, Gov. Scott Walker, an opponent of the Iran deal, has joined the crowd running for the Republican nomination. But first, Hillary Rodham Clinton will be returning to the Capitol to court a group she was unable to win over in 2008.