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  • Capital Journal Daybreak: Clinton Takes Hit in WSJ Poll, Free Trade, More

    05/05/2015 11:58:02 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 5, 2015
    Hillary Clinton‘s stature has been battered after more than a month of controversy over her fundraising and email practices, but support for her among Democrats remains strong and unshaken, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds. In just seven weeks, a period in which Mrs. Clinton formally began her presidential campaign, the share of people with a negative view of her jumped to 42% from 36% in last month’s survey, and only a quarter of registered voters said they viewed her as honest and straightforward, down from 38% last summer. But she remains highly regarded among Democrats, with 76%...
  • Petraeus in DC for suicide awareness run

    05/20/2013 6:57:46 PM PDT · by haffast · 16 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | May 20, 2013 | Leo Shane III and Meredith Tibbetts
    WASHINGTON — Saturday’s “Run as One” event in the nation’s capital featured a low-key appearance for disgraced former CIA director David Petraeus, who participated in the 5K amid some of his most ardent supporters. The event was one of dozens held nationwide by veterans with Team Red, White and Blue and Team Rubicon, in honor of friends lost to suicide. snip Petraeus, a long-time supporter of Team RWB, has kept a low profile since resigning from the Central Intelligence Agency over an extramarital affair with a military aide. But he spoke at the event about the importance of teamwork and...
  • Breaking: IG Fired by Obama Wants Congressional Hearing on His Case

    06/22/2009 2:48:23 PM PDT · by BP2 · 124 replies · 7,643+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | Mon, June 22, 2009 | Fred Lucas
    President Barack Obama (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – The ousted inspector general who reported that his office found misuse of AmeriCorps funds granted to a charity run by a political ally of President Barack Obama sees an assault on the institution of government watchdogs, noting that besides himself, the inspectors general in both the Treasury Department and the International Trade Commission (ITC) have faced reported hurdles in doing their jobs. He says he wants Congress to hold a hearing on his firing. “I certainly don’t know the facts about any of the other IGs. But I don’t think you can find in the history of IGs such an administration attack on...
  • VINCE FOSTER'S DEATH (15th anniversary on July 20)

    07/20/2008 7:42:23 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 67 replies · 953+ views
    boogieonline ^ | July 2008
    Vince Foster's Death In July 1993, Clinton aide Vince Foster was found dead in a Virginia park. The death was officially pronounced a suicide, but rumors abounded that Foster was murdered. Foster's death has ties to several White House scandals, including the administration's handling of "Travelgate," the Waco incident and the Whitewater affair. The Whitewater Connection Kenneth Starr, special counsel in charge of the Whitewater investigation, investigated Foster's death and what relationship it might have had with Whitewater. In three articles in the Electronic Telegraph, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard reported on the investigation and the possibility of a coverup. In March 20,...
  • If/When Hillary loses the nomination, will she run under a third party or just divorce Bill?

    02/24/2008 1:21:41 PM PST · by free_life · 101 replies · 425+ views
    Me
    You may think I am joking, But I am not. It certainly appears that Hillary's lust for power is so strong she might just take another shot at the Presidency under a new party. Or maybe she will just resign to being a Senator and ruling NY and dump slick Willie in the process.
  • NORMAN HSU- MEDIA DEATH WATCH

    09/12/2007 5:42:53 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 18 replies · 947+ views
    self ^ | 9/12/2007 | self
    The media sits patiently outside the hospital waiting for the other Hsu to drop. Hundreds of curious reporters asking "Where did he get his money" "who was he giving it to" and most importantly "how did a convicted criminal on the run from the law get past Secret Service to have his photo taken with HilLIARy"?? The reporters have been gathering outside his hospital in droves begging for scraps of information about his health. Just what is the mysterious illness he suddenly contracted while on the run again? And why does this resemble the previous clintoon administration 'funny money' chicom...
  • Obama challenges Clinton on Iraq

    02/11/2007 4:06:33 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 971+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 2/11/07 | Stephen Collinson
    AMES, United States (AFP) - Senator Barack Obama (news, bio, voting record) piled pressure on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, questioning how she would live up to her vow to end the war in Iraq, a day after launching his White House bid. "I am not clear on how she would proceed at this point to wind down the war in a specific way," Obama, 45, told reporters when asked to critique Clinton's plans for ending the bloody US engagement during a campaign stop in Iowa. "I know she has stated that she thinks the war should end by the start...
  • Elizabeth Edwards Apologizes to Clinton

    10/20/2006 7:44:22 PM PDT · by SmithL · 64 replies · 1,667+ views
    AP ^ | 10/20/6 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    Elizabeth Edwards, wife of White House hopeful John Edwards, apologized to Sen. Hillary Clinton after saying her choices in life have made her happier than the senator, a Clinton aide said Friday. Clinton adviser Howard Wolfson said Elizabeth Edwards called the New York Democrat on Friday night just after she finished a debate in Rochester, N.Y., against Republican challenger John Spencer. "Elizabeth Edwards called her and apologized," Wolfson said. "They had a good conversation." Wolfson said the two spoke only for a couple of minutes. "The senator thanked her for the call and wished her well on her book tour,"...
  • (reprise) DFU SONG: Battle of New Orleans (the Vince Foster body moving anniversary song)

    07/20/2006 4:07:29 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 13 replies · 641+ views
    DFU SONGS | 7-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    I met Patrick Knowlton. He was one of the keys to the case. How Vince got to the park has still never been solved. Trooper Roger Perry was on duty at the Governor's Mansion in Arkansas when he received the phone call from Helen Dickey (Chelsea's nanny). That call was at about the time the body was found. Clinton claims he found out a couple hours later when he was on Larry King. Dickey lied in her testimony to D'Amato's committee and claimed she learned about the death hours later. Perry and Larry Patterson wanted to testify but D'Amato refused...
  • (from 1997) Behind the Foster "Suicide"

    02/14/2006 10:10:25 PM PST · by doug from upland · 51 replies · 1,798+ views
    (NOTE: reporters are wetting their collective pants over an accident while hunting. I suspect that not many of them had much interest in finding the truth about the death of Vince Foster. I've seen the affidavits from troopers Perry and Patterson. Helen Dickey (Chelsea's nanny) phone the Arkansas governor's mansion to tell them of their friend's death. Perry took the call. The call was likely before 6:30 pm (that would have been Arkansas time, so it was before 7:30pm in D.C. Clinton claims he found out at 10pm when he finished the Larry King show. Dickey claimed she found out...
  • Holy Hillary: I Always Prayed

    01/21/2005 11:36:39 AM PST · by kattracks · 113 replies · 5,120+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 1/21/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Borrowing a page from President Bush, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton told a Boston audience this week that prayer has always played a meaningful role in her life - though accounts from her days as a student radical suggest that's probably not true. "I've always been a praying person," Clinton told a crowd of more than 500, including many religious leaders, at Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza. According to the Boston Globe, the newly religious former first lady "invoked God more than half a dozen times" as she urged society to accommodate religious people who "live out their faith in the...
  • Hillary's in

    01/16/2005 3:10:20 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 82 replies · 3,068+ views
    You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends tell us that the two are cheering Sis on and say she's making all the moves to get ready for the race--presuming she is re-elected by New Yorkers in 2006.
  • Hillary Blasts Bush 'Fear Factor'

    01/19/2005 4:19:49 AM PST · by kattracks · 41 replies · 2,574+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 1/19/05 | Carl Limbacher
    On the eve of President Bush's second inauguration, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton is blasting him as the "fear factor" president who tries to sell his irresponsible agenda by scaring the voters. "The fear factor has become the overriding strategic approach that this administration uses," Clinton complained to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The likely 2008 presidential candidate told the paper that Bush has used scare tactics to rally public support on issues ranging from U.S. policy in Iraq to privatization of Social Security. On Iraq Clinton griped that Bush had even botched the election process, saying that regional balloting...
  • Hillary Clinton on Environment

    01/20/2005 10:38:38 AM PST · by Brilliant · 6 replies · 2,016+ views
    www.issues2000.org ^ | 2000 | Issues2000
    Hillary Clinton on Environment Supports oil reserve release & fund conservation Q: Do you support conserving energy?A: I’ve spoken about an energy policy that would include conservation tax credits that the Republicans have blocked. The administration has put forth an energy policy that we couldn’t get through that Republican leadership that my opponent is part of. We need a new Congress. I was pleased when the president did release some oil from the reserve. So we have work to do and it needs to be led by Democrats who understand that we shouldn’t be beholden to big oil. Source:...
  • HILL MARCHING TO OWN TUNE

    01/18/2005 12:55:37 AM PST · by kattracks · 32 replies · 1,932+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/18/05 | VINCENT MORRIS
    WASHINGTON - Tomorrow night, with the nation's capital awash in inaugural events, Sen. Hillary Clinton will be delivering a high-profile speech in Boston about politics and youth. She is the keynote speaker at a fundraiser for a group headed by outspoken Boston minister, Rev. Eugene Rivers. Aides to Clinton, a possible Democratic presidential contender in 2008, said she agreed to give the speech a long time ago and said nothing should be read into the timing.
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Senator Hillary Clinton Blasts Bush Administration over Abortion [Abstinance won't stop AIDS]

    01/12/2005 7:02:50 PM PST · by SJackson · 65 replies · 2,750+ views
    Lifesite ^ | 1-11-05
    NEW YORK, January 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Abortion crusader and New York Senator Hillary Clinton condemned US President George W. Bush Tuesday, claiming his withdrawal of funding from organizations that commit or promote abortions is harming women. Speaking at an International Women's Health Coalition-sponsored dinner, Clinton claimed that "reproductive health care and family planning service is a basic right," and said this was based on decisions reached at the 1994 U.N. Population Conference in Cairo, as well as the 1995 U.N. women's conference in Beijing, where Clinton gave a keynote address. She argued that the Bush administration has failed to...
  • Jesse Jackson Praises 'Sister Hillary' Despite Slurs

    01/13/2005 8:32:34 AM PST · by sr4402 · 37 replies · 2,230+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005 11:08 a.m. EST | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    The Rev. Jesse Jackson praised New York Sen. Hillary Clinton yesterday as "Sister Hillary," after Clinton cited his efforts to overturn the presidential election by challenging the Electoral College vote in Ohio. Speaking at his annual Wall Street Project fundraiser, Jackson said "Sister Hillary" had been an important ally in his fight for those "traumatized by what happened to us as a people and a nation in Ohio." He called Clinton "a light in dark places," who has "stood on the right side of history," according to quotes picked up by the New York Sun. The praise for Clinton came...
  • Hillary: Please Send Money

    01/12/2005 9:25:52 AM PST · by presidio9 · 42 replies · 1,998+ views
    National Review ^ | January 11, 2005 | Byron York
    Amid speculation that she might forgo a run for re-election to the Senate in 2006 in favor of a presidential run in 2008, New York Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has sent an early fundraising appeal that, while directed toward reelection, reads like a trial run for a White House bid. "As the Republicans' number one target in 2006, I have to begin now building resources for the tough fight I face in my re-election campaign," Clinton writes in a letter to supporters. She says her task is made more difficult by "the Republican attack machine out to distract me...
  • Gallup: Bush is the most admired man in the world; Hillary most admired woman

    12/29/2004 6:39:12 PM PST · by Nascardude · 44 replies · 2,091+ views
    George W. Bush Is Most Admired Man in 2004 Hillary Clinton tops list of most admired women; Oprah Winfrey a close second by Joseph Carroll GALLUP NEWS SERVICE PRINCETON, NJ -- President George W. Bush tops Gallup's annual survey of the "most admired man" for the fourth year in a row. Hillary Clinton leads the most admired woman list, with Oprah Winfrey close behind. Republicans and Democrats differ significantly in their views of this year's most admirable men and women. Republicans overwhelmingly say the president is the most admired man, and also name first lady Laura Bush and national security...