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Hillary Clinton

  1. casting
    Edie Falco to Play Hillary Clinton in Impeachment: American Crime StoryShe joins a cast that includes Clive Owen as President Clinton and Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinksy.
  2. obits
    From Fighting Racism to Playing the Power Game, Vernon Jordan Was Hard to BeatHe was the living link between the civil-rights movement and political and corporate elites for decades.
  3. books
    Hillary Clinton Retiring to Mystery Books, Co-Writing With Louise PennyState of Terror is out October 12.
  4. book excerpt
    The Wild True Story of Stan Lee and the Dot-Com DisasterIn the late ’90s, the Marvel legend decided to strike out on his own — with an alleged con man as his business partner.
  5. the body politic
    America Is Back, IndeedWith Biden, we’ve restored our country’s favorite tradition: basic, middling, white patriarchy.
  6. vision 2020
    Trump Bashed New York City, But He Did Better There in 2020The president may hate his hometown and renounced his residency, but he won more votes across the Big Apple than he did four years ago.
  7. vision 2020
    Biden’s Vote Lead Over Trump Now More than 7 MillionHe’s blown-away his old boss Barack Obama’s performance, which was the best for a Democratic presidential candidate since LBJ.
  8. vision 2020
    The End Is Here: Last Two States Called in the Presidential ElectionTeam Trump may rage perpetually, but with Georgia falling to Biden and North Carolina to the president, the real-life election is over.
  9. october surprise
    How Trump and Barr’s October Surprise Went BustThe attorney general’s pressure on John Durham nearly blew up the investigation that the president hoped would help swing the election.
  10. election 2016
    Where Were You When Trump Won?Ten people on the night they planned to spend celebrating Clinton’s victory.
  11. fixations
    Remember When Hillary Joked About ‘Pokémon Go to the Polls’?She was Poké-mocked and memed by non-supporters and supporters alike.
  12. hindsight is 2016
    Amber Ruffin Posts 2016 Late Night Sketch She Wrote Assuming Hillary Would WinAs you might recall, she didn’t, so it never aired. Until now!
  13. vision 2020
    Win or Lose, Republicans Need a Better Plan for the Future ElectorateBy 2024, millennial and Gen-Z voters are going to give a distinctly diverse and leftward tilt to politics. Trumpism won’t cut it.
  14. poll position
    Where Trump and the GOP Need Immediate Gains to Win on Election DayIt’s getting late in the day for a Republican surge, and the trouble for Trump and his party is that they trail over a large landscape.
  15. vision 2020
    Trump Is Running Out of Time to Change These 8 Election X-FactorsExamining the remaining variables, the president is in serious trouble just two weeks ahead of his date with reelection fate.
  16. poll position
    Trump’s Post-Access Hollywood Comeback Will Be Hard to RepeatAt this point in the 2016 cycle, Trump’s campaign looked dead — then he bounced back. But he went into his COVID crisis with weaker poll numbers.
  17. hot pod
    Wondery Plots an Exit StrategyPlus: What does Apple want with Scout FM?
  18. vision 2020
    How Biden Can Challenge Trump on Trying to Rig the ElectionBiden should try to split Trump from his enablers by disclaiming an attack on the legitimacy of the Electoral College if all votes are counted.
  19. vision 2020
    MAGA Visibility Is Making Democrats NervousBiden is relying less on his ground game and more on digital organizing, worrying some supporters who are seeing a preponderance of Trump lawn signs.
  20. 2020 elections
    Ranked-Choice Voting Would Prevent Minor-Party SpoilersSusan Collins might not like Maine’s new system come November, but it helps protect the freedom to choose minor parties and avoids the “spoiled” vote.
  21. poll position
    50 Days Out, Biden Doing Better in Polls Than Clinton, Obama, or KerryThe only candidate to overcome as big a disadvantage as Trump faces now is Obama in 2008, and all hell broke loose that fall.
  22. vision 2020
    Is the Rust Belt or the Sun Belt the Key Battleground Region in 2020?Less than two months from Election Day, the pivotal region for the campaigns to focus on is the same one that won it all for Trump in 2016.
  23. vision 2020
    Does Labor Day Mark the Beginning of the Real Presidential Race?Legend aside, most presidential races are largely decided before Labor Day, with partisan polarization and early voting contributing to that reality.
  24. vision 2020
    Polls Reveal the Conventions to Be Enormous Wastes of Time and EffortThe basic shape of the race hasn’t changed after the conventions, though a poll from Pennsylvania is good news for Trump
  25. reading lists
    25 Famous Women on Their Favorite BooksReading recommendations from Alice Munro, Zadie Smith, Sonia Sotomayor, and more.
  26. vision 2020
    When Did First Ladies Start Speaking at National Party Conventions?Nobody expects Melania Trump to become another Eleanor Roosevelt, but at a dynastic event like RNC 2020, a speech was obligatory.
  27. vision 2020
    A Hidden Advantage for Biden: Minimal Interest in Minor PartiesAt some point the shallow pool of voters Trump might tap to cut into Biden’s lead could dry up.
  28. democratic national convention
    Kamala Harris Enters the Arena As a Happy WarriorHarris didn’t need to beat up on Donald Trump tonight. She just needed to introduce herself and sign up for a tough campaign.
  29. vision 2020
    Hillary Clinton Rose to a Painful OccasionShe occupied a much-diminished role in this convention. But she made the case she needed to make.
  30. democratic national convention
    Bill Clinton’s Long Run As Democratic Convention MVP Is OverFor the first time in decades, Bill Clinton, subject of personal and ideological controversy, wasn’t featured prominently at the DNC.
  31. dnc 2020
    Colbert Takes Late Show Live for DNC With Bernie Sanders, Hillary ClintonSusan Rice and Elizabeth Warren will also stop by, virtually.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. tv development
    Hulu Is Making More Hillary TV, Developing a Rodham ShowBased on Curtis Sittenfeld’s novel imagining that Hillary never married Bill.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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