Saturday, April 18, 2015
Hillary Clinton
Marco Rubio CPAC 2012

If Inequality Worries Republicans, Why Do They Keep Making It Worse?

Voters should listen closely to the Republicans who assert that they are the true spokesmen for the working class. What do they propose to address inequality? And how “authentic” is their concern?

April 17, 2015
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Poll: Scott Walker Trails Hillary By 12 Points — In Wisconsin

These sorts of poll numbers, if corroborated by future surveys, could call into question Walker’s electability if he indeed launches a campaign for president.

April 16, 2015

“Republicans Ain’t Done Nothin’ For Me” — A Tea Partier Confesses He Might Vote For Hillary

This “Commie-hating, Obama-hating, lead-spraying” gun enthusiast and stalwart Republican voter for 32 years decided he likes his Obamacare.

April 16, 2015

Hollywood Likely To Line Up Behind Clinton In Presidential Race

In the campaign for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, Hollywood’s loyalties were divided between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama. This time, Clinton is expected to face little primary competition — and the left-leaning entertainment industry is poised to become a major source of campaign cash.

April 16, 2015
Hillary, Iowa, Campaign, 2016, Voters

In Small-Town Iowa, A Mixed Reception As Hillary Kicks Off

Nice and polite as Iowans were toward Hillary Clinton, many of them — even Democrats — aren’t quite ready to commit for 2016.

April 16, 2015
Marco Rubio, Fundraising, Presidential Election, GOP, Florida, Super PAC, Primaries

Rubio’s Fountain Of Youth

Marco Rubio, in emphasizing his youth, is playing generational politics. The problem is the younger generation doesn’t always buy in to this sort of thing. Also his ideas sound, well, old.

April 16, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Hillary And The Right Wing

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign announcement was the talk of the late night comedy shows.

April 14, 2015
Hillary Announcement Video

Analysis: How Clinton Video Was Designed Face By Face

Without the backing of younger voters, particularly women, as well as independents and liberals, Hillary Clinton faces trouble in the general election.

April 13, 2015

Why Hillary Clinton Can’t Win The Fundraising Expectations Game

As Hillary Clinton begins her second presidential bid, and the business of paying for it, her supporters predict that she will be deemed a fundraising failure no matter how much money she collects.

April 13, 2015
Hillary Announcement Video

Analysis: Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign: It’s Not About Me, It’s About You

The shift was abundantly clear in the contrast between her 2007 announcement video and the one she aired Sunday as she jumped into the race.

April 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton Enters 2016 Presidential Race

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s long-anticipated announcement Sunday that she’s running for president may not have said much about policy, but it delivered an unambiguous message about the voters and a major theme she hopes will carry her to the White House.

April 13, 2015

Bringing It: Hillary’s Populist Message To A Diverse America

Hillary’s campaign will be an exercise in persuading Americans, so often discouraged and disillusioned, that she really wants to bring about change — and knows how.

April 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m Running For President’

Hillary Clinton launched her bid Sunday to become the first woman to win the White House, and announced a campaign tour to showcase her support for “everyday Americans.”

April 12, 2015
Hillary Clinton 11-2

Hillary Clinton Makes Her Announcement

The Hillary Clinton announcement is here, finally. Watch her official campaign video.

April 12, 2015
Clinton speaks at Silicon Valley Conference for Women

Hillary, Hungry For White House, Set To Launch Clinton 2.0

Hillary Clinton is expected to finally announce her White House candidacy Sunday, empowering her to parry Republican attacks as she seeks to become the United States’ first female president.

April 12, 2015

Top Reads: ‘Hard Choices’

Hillary Clinton’s 2014 memoir of her tenure as Secretary of State, Hard Choices was viewed by many as an opening salvo in her all-but-guaranteed second campaign for the White House, a campaign which has now officially begun.

April 12, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘The Hunting Of The President’

Fifteen years after its publication, this book still rings with relevance. The crosshairs may have shifted toward Hillary in the last decade or so, but the offensive is still very much engaged and demands a response.

April 12, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

Clinton To Join U.S. Presidential Race This Weekend, Say Reports

Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton will officially launch her 2016 presidential bid — her second White House run — at the weekend.

April 10, 2015
Barack Obama

Correction: Obama Is Not A Liberal

Obama ran as a liberal Democrat in the 2008 presidential primary, edging out centrist Hillary Clinton from the left. But Obama is not a liberal.

April 10, 2015
Elizabeth Warren, Bruce Mann

The Left Is Building A Movement Of Movements To Pressure Hillary

In the absence of a genuine challenger to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton — in the absence, most particularly, of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s candidacy — a sort of movement of leftist movements has emerged to bring pressure on the presumptive nominee.

April 9, 2015
Ron Paul and Rand Paul

Funny Business: The Financial ‘Shenanigans’ Of Ron Paul And Company

The nagging question about the Paul family business is how much of Ron’s millions were the fruit of his racist, anti-Semitic, gay-baiting, conspiracy-addled newsletters.

April 9, 2015

2016 Presidential Candidates Address Inequality (Sort Of)

At last, America’s political leaders indicate that they now hear the voices and feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class. Alas the “solution” they propose just offers aid to the same corporate elites who’ve been knocking them down.

April 8, 2015

Clinton vs. Paul in 2016?

Tell us who you think would win this potential 2016 matchup.

April 7, 2015
hillary for prez

What’s In A Name? ‘Hillary’ By Any Other Name Would Still Be Controversial

Hillary Clinton has become known simply as Hillary in bumper stickers and headlines, on Twitter and Facebook, around water coolers and in coffee shops. Yet some Americans, mostly women, don’t think the former secretary of state, U.S. senator from New York and first lady should be called by just her first name.

April 7, 2015