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Hillary Clinton

  1. vision 2020
    Trump’s 2016 Gettysburg Address Could Be Tough Act to FollowA 2020 acceptance speech in Gettysburg would invite comparisons to his 2016 “closing argument,” in which he laid out promises he did not often keep.
  2. vision 2020
    Democrats Struggle to Accommodate Stars at Shrunken ConventionWith no live audience and reduced media coverage, and no incumbent president to soak up attention, Democrats will have to be careful about who speaks.
  3. vision 2020
    A Short History of the Veep RevealThere may be less drama this year, but Biden’s announcement will be the biggest news before his own acceptance speech.
  4. vision 2020
    Why 2020 Is Not Just Another 2016Democrats can be forgiven for a superstitious fear of a Trump comeback. But the real threat may not emerge until the polls close.
  5. vision 2020
    No Platform Fight for Democrats, No Platform at All for RepublicansParty platforms continue their journey toward the dustbin of history, with Dems working out their issues and the GOP recycling its 2016 platform.
  6. tv development
    Hulu Is Making More Hillary TV, Developing a Rodham ShowBased on Curtis Sittenfeld’s novel imagining that Hillary never married Bill.
  7. 2020 elections
    Eliot Engel Regarded Himself As a Congressman-for-LifeEngel’s resentment of colleagues who endorsed his primary challenger for his ultrasafe seat betrays a sense of aristocratic entitlement.
  8. vision 2020
    Can Trump Make the Supreme Court a Campaign Issue Again?Trump-appointed justices didn’t give conservatives everything they hoped for. That only raises the stakes in November.
  9. vision 2020
    Not Much ‘Democratic Disarray’ in 2020Polling indicates that backers of Biden’s primary rivals are falling into line much more solidly than did Sanders supporters in 2016.
  10. vision 2020
    Trump Targeting Wrong Battleground States, Just As Clinton Did in 2016The president needs to focus on lifting his national numbers, not “playing defense” in Ohio or Iowa.
  11. vision 2020
    Are Trump’s Rallies for an Audience of One?With no evidence that his rallies make any real difference, you have to wonder if they are held strictly for him to charge up on the crowd’s cheers.
  12. vision 2020
    Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.Trump has tried and failed so far to undermine Joe Biden the way he did Hillary Clinton. He may get really desperate.
  13. vision 2020
    In Trump Years, It Feels Like Late in His Second TermThe intensity of the Trump presidency may mean he is wearing out his welcome in just one term — which took Bush two terms, according to polling.
  14. vision 2020
    Why Do Trump Supporters Act Like His Reelection Is Certain?For reasons varying from a Trumpian infatuation with “winning” to thoughts of contesting a loss, many Republicans act as though it’s a done deal.
  15. vision 2020
    Biden Shouldn’t Obsess Over Checking Boxes for His Veep PickBiden should look at the whole person and her character and qualifications for the job — unlike what John McCain did when he picked Sarah Palin.
  16. vision 2020
    Could Biden Move Left on National Security?His party-unifying repositioning on domestic policy might extend to such topics as the Pentagon spending cuts that Sanders and Warren have promoted.
  17. vision 2020
    Third Parties Unlikely to Wreak Havoc in 2020 ElectionMajor parties are more united than they were in 2016, and Americans are more wary of wasting votes — which is bad news for Greens and Libertarians.
  18. vision 2020
    The State of the Presidential Race, Six Months Before Election DayRecent presidential elections show the eventual winner ahead at this point, except for Trump himself in 2016.
  19. vision 2020
    Trump Blasts ‘Fake Polling’ (Unless It Makes Him Look Good)You have to wonder if the president is attacking adverse polls in preparation for attacking adverse election results.
  20. vision 2020
    I Love Hillary Clinton — But She Should Stay Far, Far Away From Biden’s CampaignClinton should have a role in a Biden administration if she wants one. But proximity to his campaign can only hurt him.
  21. vision 2020
    5 Reasons Pundits Will Overestimate Trump’s Odds of Winning in NovemberNobody wants to experience Trump gloating at their expense twice in a row.
  22. vision 2020
    The Coronavirus Might Force Minor Parties Off the 2020 BallotIt’s tough to collect petitions during a pandemic, so it’s unclear whether Libertarians, Greens, or others will matter in November.
  23. vision 2020
    A Black Politician’s Trump Endorsement Raises Eyebrows But Won’t Move VotesAside from the occasional endorsement from random black politicians, there’s no real evidence that Trump’s appeal to black voters has improved much.
  24. vision 2020
    It’s the Last Campaign for Biden and SandersReconciliation should be easier in 2020, since unlike Clinton and Sanders in 2016, the survivors don’t need to anticipate battles down the road.
  25. vision 2020
    Biden’s Hidden Advantage Against TrumpThe president did well in 2016 among voters who disliked both major-party candidates. That’s very unlikely to happen again.
  26. vision 2020
    Gabbard Suspends Campaign and Endorses BidenThe gadfly congresswoman from Hawaii makes a timely party-unity gesture.
  27. vision 2020
    The Meaning of Biden’s Promise to Choose a Woman Running MateIn one sense it’s a consolation prize. In another, a meaningful sign of progress in the Democratic party.
  28. vision 2020
    How Bernie Lost MichiganSanders fell short of his 2016 performance in this crucial state in no small part by losing the white working-class voters he won against Clinton.
  29. the national interest
    Bernie’s Whole Campaign Was Based On a Misreading of the 2016 Election2016 voters didn’t hate capitalism. They just hated Hillary Clinton.
  30. vision 2020
    Can Bernie Beat the Polls and Win Michigan Again?Clinton led Sanders by similarly large margins in 2016 polls in Michigan, only to lose. But higher turnout could be good news for Biden.
  31. documentaries
    Hillary Clinton Has a Theory on Why People Love Her Most When She’s LosingAhead of the Sundance premiere of her new Hulu docuseries, Clinton spoke to Vulture about concession speeches and supporting Bernie Sanders.
  32. tv review
    Hillary Looks Back at the 2016 Election With 20/20 HindsightWatching the new four-part Hulu docuseries about the life and career of Hillary Clinton can feel like poking at an old bruise. But it’s worth it.
  33. vision 2020
    Michigan Could Be Bernie’s WaterlooIn the state where he upset Clinton in 2016 by appealing to white working-class voters tired of trade deals, losing to Biden could be significant.
  34. hillary on the mic
    Hillary Clinton Is Starting a Podcast, Just Like Everyone Else You KnowThe new audio show will take cues from Howard Stern and Conan O’Brien.
  35. vision 2020
    Carolina Kingmaker Clyburn to Give Biden a Timely Boost With an EndorsementIn a state Biden must win, he got the most important endorsement, but it may not be enough to preserve a win in his one-time “firewall.”
  36. vision 2020
    What to Expect From Nevada’s CaucusesSanders is the heavy favorite, but the order of finish for the rest of the field may matter a lot — assuming we have quick returns.
  37. vision 2020
    New Hampshire Can Be UpsettingThe Granite State has a history of nasty surprises for expected presidential primary winners.
  38. vision 2020
    Winning Iowa Helped Obama in 2008. It Didn’t Make Him.It’s a myth that Iowans gave black voters “permission” to support Obama. But Iowa helped demonstrate his electability, which mattered then as now.
  39. sundance 2020
    Hillary Clinton Also Loves Greta Gerwig’s Little WomenWe would die to hear her take on Timothée Chalamet’s performance.
  40. vision 2020
    Tulsi Gabbard Unlikely to Win Her Defamation Lawsuit Against Hillary ClintonIt’s tough to win this kind of case against a public official, but Gabbard probably cares more about the publicity.
  41. feminism
    We Need a Smarter Conversation About Feminism in PoliticsHillary Clinton should amplify the needs and work of women far less powerful than she is.
  42. politics
    The New Hillary Clinton Documentary Reignites the Clinton-Sanders Beef“Nobody likes him.”
  43. 2016 presidential election
    Hillary Clinton Won’t Commit to Endorsing Sanders If He Wins Nomination“Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done,” Clinton said of her 2016 rival.
  44. labor
    Fight for 15 Sets Its Sights on the White HouseActivists are teaming up with SEIU for a new get-out-the-vote effort.
  45. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Hulu’s New Hillary Clinton Documentary, HillaryThe four-part docuseries premieres March 6.
  46. vision 2020
    The Sexist Myth Behind the Sanders-Warren SpatMany Democrats fear, despite a lack of evidence, that a woman can’t win the presidency. They need to reject this misogynist Trumpian assumption.
  47. vision 2020
    Overconfident Trump Backers Ignore Key Lesson From 2016Belief in Hillary Clinton’s inevitability hurt her 2016 campaign. Now Republicans may be making the same mistake.
  48. impeachment
    No, Democrats Aren’t Plotting to Overturn Trump Victories Past or FutureIn claiming a “coup,” Republicans may be projecting their own unwillingness to acknowledge the popular will onto Democrats.
  49. impeachment
    Trump’s Buddy in Congress Wants to Impeach ObamaIt’s theoretically possible, albeit insane.
  50. vision 2020
    Getting Hot Late Is Usually the Key to Winning IowaA good organization and momentum are both key to an Iowa caucus win, but this year there are signs of potential late shifts.
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