Tag: hillary clinton

Priorities Super PAC Lines up for Clinton Run

One of the most potent outside liberal-oriented political groups announced on Thursday that it would back Hillary Rodham Clinton if she chooses to seek the White House in 2016, the latest sign that senior members of President Barack Obama’s team were looking to line up with the former first lady. Priorities USA brought on board…

Hillary Clinton looking good for 2016, NBC News poll finds

New NBC poll confirms an early reality check on 2016: 1) GOP remains divided… 2) Dem Party is pretty unified around Hillary Clinton… And 3) Democrats continue to benefit from the same demographic trends that helped Obama in ’08 and ’12… What’s more, the media (see the New Republic piece) appear more eager for a…

CNN Caves to Pressure from the Right & Cancels a Hillary Clinton Documentary

CNN Films will not be going forward with a controversial planned documentary about Hillary Clinton timed to precede the 2016 presidential race, its director announced earlier today. Documentarian Charles Ferguson wrote at Huffington Post that he was terminating the project, citing the near-unanimous refusal of persons connected to the Clintons to participate in on-camera interviews.…

Hillary Clinton Supports President On Syria

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supports President Barack Obama’s planned “strong and targeted” response to reported chemical weapons use by Syrian president Bashar Assad, an aide tells NBC News. “Secretary Clinton supports the president’s effort to enlist the Congress in pursuing a strong and targeted response to the Assad regime’s horrific use of chemical…

Hillary Rodham Clinton Joins World Of Twitter

Twitter, meet (at)HillaryClinton. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Twitter on Monday, describing herself with a dash of humor as a “pantsuit aficionado” and a “hair icon.” The former New York senator and first lady sent out her first tweet under the handle (at)HillaryClinton, thanking the creators of the popular online parodies called…

Scarlett Johansson Mentioned For Hillary Clinton Film Role

A bevy of big names are in the running to play a 26-year-old Hillary Rodham Clinton in a forthcoming biopic. Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon, Les Miserables’ Amanda Seyfried and Zero Dark Thirty’s Jessica Chastain are all being considered to play the former First Lady, senator and Secretary of State, according to The Independent. The film,…

WaPo: James Carville Joins Pro-Hillary Clinton PAC

James Carville has joined the pro-Hillary Clinton political action committee, Ready for Hillary PAC, the Washington Post reported Thursday. A source told the Post that Carville will announce the move in an email Thursday: “I’m not going to waste my time writing you about how great Hillary is or how formidable she’d be – you…

Poll: Floridians Favor More Gun Control, Hillary Clinton For President In 2016

Florida voters support universal background checks for gun purchases, other gun control laws and Hillary Clinton for president in 2016, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The poll found that 91 percent of Florida voters support universal background checks for gun purchases. “The idea of requiring background checks on those who want to…

Hillary Clinton Returning To Work Monday

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will resume her official duties on Monday, five days after being released from a hospital for treatment of a blood clot, the State Department said on Sunday. Clinton, 65, will sit down with assistant secretaries of state for a closed-door meeting on Monday at 9:15 a.m. (1415 GMT) at…

Dem Strategist To CNN: Conservatives Who Suggest Clinton ‘Faked’ Concussion ‘Are Just Stupid’

Democratic strategist and friend of the Clinton family Catherine “Kiki” McLean did not mince words last night on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, outright labeling the conservative pundits and politicians who were skeptical of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton‘s concussion to simply be “stupid” people who “need a new hobby.” Fill-in host Wolf Blitzer played off…

US President Barack Obama Named TIME’s Person Of The Year

TIME magazine unveiled Barack Obama as the 2012 choice for its Person of the Year cover Wednesday. On Tuesday, the magazine’s short list for the cover was revealed. In addition to Obama, those choices included Marissa Mayer, Mohammed Morsi, undocumented Americans, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Malala Yousafzai, Tim Cook, and Higgs Boson and Italian physicist…