Category Archives: Hillary Clinton

2016: The Poli-Sci View

The 2016 presidential election includes at least these 3 storylines: 1) Democratic Win. Based on four factors: (a) Republicans have carried the popular vote only once in the last six presidential contests (Bush 2004); (b) the GOP could be in … Continue reading

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Hillary On The Mount?

Work takes me today to New York City, where a politics-related topic is the health of former Gov. Mario Cuomo. Cuomo, age 82 and father of current New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has been hospitalized with a heart condition, reportedly spending … Continue reading

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Collaring Her Support

Politics these days is for the birds . . . and apparently cats as well. The ceaseless (or is it incessant) Ready for Hillary crew is out with its latest fundraising gimmick: “Ready” kitty collars that go for $20.16 (get … Continue reading

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So Much For Mourning In America

Arriving in my inbox yesterday afternoon: an email from the Ready for Hillary Super PAC. The reason for the correspondence? To congratulate Democrats — a lot of them now out of work — for fighting the good fight? To encouraging a President … Continue reading

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Hillary And The Big Blue Bubble

As I write this, Hillary Clinton is gathered in a roomful of admirers in Brentwood, a fashionable enclave of Los Angeles, gathering money on behalf of the Democratic Senatorial Committee. The good news: her visit there caused far less traffic hell … Continue reading

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Diva Watch: Babs, HRC Make A Money Pitch

Times change, some celebrity activists don’t. Back in 1986, when Democrats were pushing to gain majority control of the U.S. Senate, Barbra Streisand held a concert/moneymaking live album-taping on behalf of her party. As the unofficial website Barbra Archives recalls: … Continue reading

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Democratic Loss in 2014 = Hillary Win in 2016?

This week’s fun theory making the rounds in Washington: the biggest winner in a Republican takeover of Congress in 2014 would be . . . Hillary Clinton, the Democrat with the most to gain in 2016. The theory, put forward … Continue reading

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