Category Archives: Hillary Clinton

New Video, New Campaign, A New Hillary?

Under the guise of how to keep an idiot in suspense, I spent a good part of my Sunday waiting for Hillary Clinton’s much-anticipated Twitter announcement. And then it came – surprise! – John Podesta, her campaign’s senior advisor, issuing … Continue reading

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Chaining Of The Guard

Fifty-seven years ago this fall, a convicts-on-the-lam film hit the bit screen. The Defiant Ones, starring Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier, was more than a tale about two escapees from a chain gang trying to make their way to freedom. … Continue reading

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An Age-Appropriate Republican in 2016?

I have this column in this morning’s Sacramento Bee posing a simple question: is 2016 an opportunity for the GOP to break with its recent pattern of presidential nominees and go instead with a candidate in his or her 40s? My … Continue reading

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Hillary’s E-Mail Blast

Hillary Clinton bowed to the inevitable earlier today and fielded reporters’ questions regarding her use of private e-mail for both public and private business while serving as U.S. Secretary of State. About the press conference (which wasn’t a full-fledged “I’m gonna … Continue reading

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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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