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Bill Clinton

  1. 2020 presidential election
    Joe Biden May Be the Last Hurrah for Moderate DemocratsBarring a Biden nomination, the time seems ripe for progressives to take the wheel in the Democratic Party, and for moderates to fall in line.
  2. 2020 elections
    Cory Booker Has a School Choice ProblemBooker’s past positions on vouchers and charter schools are out of line with Democratic orthodoxy. He can’t stay quiet about it much longer.
  3. politics
    Trump’s Unofficial White House Tour Sounds Like a Horrible ExperienceHe reportedly gossips about Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky’s affair during the tours.
  4. government shutdown
    It’s Official: We’re in the Longest Government Shutdown EverThe only path to a reopened federal government right now seems to be a national emergency declaration loaded with legal and political pitfalls.
  5. 2020 elections
    Biden’s Baggage Could Be a Heavy Lift in 2020Problems with Biden’s record go far beyond the 1994 crime bill and Anita Hill. His longevity in politics is a treasure trove for his foes.
  6. impeachment
    Republican Solidarity Will Protect Trump From ImpeachmentHistory shows that impeachment efforts tend to tighten the bonds between president and party. With Trump’s party controlling the Senate, that’s big.
  7. the u.n.
    Heather Nauert Won’t Be in Trump’s Cabinet Because She Has No CloutThe new U.N. ambassador won’t be in the Cabinet because she doesn’t have the résumé. The practice predates Trump.
  8. politics
    Monica Lewinsky Wishes Bill Clinton Was Actually Sorry“Bill Clinton should want to apologize. I’m less disappointed by him, and more disappointed for him.”
  9. politics
    Hasan Minhaj Reveals How Bill Clinton Inspired Him to Create Patriot Act“I remember standing there and being like, ‘Bill, I hate to tell you this … I don’t know any terrorists.”
  10. president non grata
    Bill Clinton’s Past Is Finally Catching Up With HimIn the wake of #MeToo, Democratic candidates are starting to see him as a political liability.
  11. crime
    Bombs Were Sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, CNN, and OthersShortly after a similar device was found at George Soros’s home.
  12. hillary clinton
    Hillary Clinton Thinks Bill Clinton Didn’t Abuse His Power With Monica LewinskyWhen asked if Bill Clinton should have resigned over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, she said, “Absolutely not.”
  13. podcast review
    What Is Slow Burn Without Monica Lewinsky?The Slate podcast is an excellent political documentary, but it’s missing a crucial voice.
  14. foreign relations
    The Trump Administration Declares War on International War Crimes CourtIn a fiery speech before the conservative Federalist Society, Trump’s national security adviser takes “America First” to new lengths.
  15. tv
    Never-Before-Seen Footage of Clinton and Lewinsky to Be Included in New DocYes, the blue Gap dress will make an appearance.
  16. off limits
    Monica Lewinsky Walks Offstage After Interviewer Asks About Bill ClintonLewinsky says the interviewer had agreed that any Bill Clinton-related questions were “off-limits.”
  17. aretha franklin
    Bill Clinton Eulogizes Aretha Franklin, and Compliments Her Many Lewks“I wonder what my friend’s got on today. I wanna see what the girl is carrying out.”
  18. tributes
    See All the Celebrities Who Showed Up to Pay Their Respects to Aretha FranklinAriana and Hillary hugged.
  19. funerals
    Aretha Frankin’s Funeral Was a Star-studded Diva’s HomegoingIncluding a performance from Ariana Grande and a speech by Bill Clinton.
  20. podcasts
    Why Slow Burn Season Two Is All About Bill Clinton’s ImpeachmentA behind-the-scenes look at the Slate podcast’s latest obsession.
  21. These Trends Suggest the Democratic Midterm Wave Will Get BiggerIn the past, the party controlling the White House found itself with a lot more vulnerable House seats than expected late in the cycle.
  22. podcasts
    Slate’s Slow Burn Podcast to Return With New Season About Clinton ImpeachmentPremiering August 8.
  23. Where Do ‘Centrist’ Democrats Turn in 2020?Joe Biden is the obvious favorite for those who aren’t crazy about the progressive drift of the party. But if he doesn’t run, then what?
  24. the national interest
    Poll: Barack Obama Was the Greatest President of Our LifetimeWhy haven’t Democrats exploited the popularity of their recent presidents, and the unpopularity of Republican ones?
  25. It’s Normal for the U.S. to Put Corporate Profits Above Babies’ HealthUnder Trump, America undermined global public health for the sake of enriching corporations. It did the same thing under Clinton and Obama.
  26. Maybe Republicans Just Don’t Do PolicyFor all their differences, the Bush and Trump White Houses share an indifference toward policy development as opposed to politics and ideology.
  27. cardi b 2020
    Cardi B Calls Trump a ‘Madman’ and a ‘Dickhead’She also has thoughts on impeachment.
  28. sexual harassment
    Bill Clinton Calls Al Franken’s Resignation a ‘Grievous Thing’“I think the norms have really changed in terms of, what you can do to somebody against their will.”
  29. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Gives Bill Clinton a ‘Do-over’ on His Monica Lewinsky RemarkJust yesterday, Clinton said he “did the right thing” during the Lewinsky scandal.
  30. power
    Stephen Colbert Gives Bill Clinton a ‘Do-Over’ on His Monica Lewinsky RemarkJust yesterday, Clinton said he “did the right thing” during the Lewinsky scandal.
  31. The Powerful Myth of the Would-Be President RFK, 50 Years LaterRobert F. Kennedy promised a kind of mind-bending coalition of minorities and white working-class voters that progressives still crave.
  32. Judge Tells Trump He Can Be Deposed in Summer Zervos Sexual Harassment SuitTrump’s lawyers are appealing and will likely seek delays, but his claim he can’t be sued as a sitting president has taken another hit.
  33. clinton sex scandal
    Bill Clinton Accusers Slam His Remark About the Monica Lewinsky Scandal“This man cannot say he supports MeToo.”
  34. the body politic
    Time’s Up, BillIs Bill Clinton the only one who doesn’t realize he needs to join the #MeToo reckoning?
  35. power
    Bill Clinton Says He ‘Did the Right Thing’ During the Monica Lewinsky Scandal“I like the #MeToo movement. It’s way overdue. It doesn’t mean I agree with everything.”
  36. The Clintons Will Keep a Low Profile in the MidtermsFor the first time since the 1980s, Bill and Hillary are not likely to be major factors in a national election.
  37. power
    Monica Lewinsky Reveals What Happened With the Town & Country Scandal“The notion that I would be so casually discarded seems backwards and patently absurd.”
  38. Trump Wants to Pull Federal Funds From Organizations That Talk About AbortionThe new rule would ban facilities receiving Title X family-planning funds for low-income women to provide or even discuss abortion services.
  39. drama
    Town & Country Apologizes for Disinviting Monica Lewinsky to an EventThe magazine revoked Lewinsky’s invitation to an event after learning Bill Clinton would be in attendance.
  40. Behind That Viral Photo of 4 Presidents and 4 First LadiesThe photographer of that shot of the Obamas, Bushes, Clintons, and Melania Trump tells us how he got the instantly iconic image.
  41. Trump Has Obama’s Reelection Numbers, But Not His ChancesClinton and Obama were popular before and after their bad midterms. We’ve not seen a popular Donald Trump so far.
  42. Why Republicans Love Talking About Impeachment – For NowWhile Democrats debate impeachment, Republicans are using it to whip up their base.
  43. television
    History Is No Longer Making Its Bill Clinton Impeachment SeriesThe news came shortly after Ryan Murphy confirmed he is also shelving his Bill Clinton–Monica Lewinsky American Crime Story season.
  44. Who Represents MLK’s Legacy Today?Barack Obama was an heir to King’s political legacy, but it’s clear now that he didn’t occupy the Promised Land of equality, either.
  45. Mark Cuban Has Little Chance of Becoming a Third-Party PresidentTrump’s way — winning over one of the two major parties — is probably the only way to the White House for a rich celebrity “outsider.”
  46. Bill and Hillary Clinton Had Dinner at Upland, Yet AgainThe Clintons just can’t get enough of Justin Smillie’s West Coast Italian cooking.
  47. No, the HOPE Scholarship Didn’t Kill Great Society LiberalismA provocative op-ed says Zell Miller’s and Bill Clinton’s embrace of merit-based scholarships showed their betrayal of liberalism. I beg to differ.
  48. A Democratic Wave in the Midterms Could Expose Trump to a 2020 Primary ChallengeTrump stands athwart the GOP like a colossus right now. But like him, his party doesn’t like losers.
  49. The Remarkable, Maddening Career of Zell MillerA remembrance of my former boss, a man who zig-zagged through political history.
  50. presidential fashion
    Hypebeast Bill Clinton Enjoys a Visit to KithHe bought a pair of Acronym pants.
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