Hillary Clinton

Why Hillary Clinton Continues to Get a Free Pass
February 12, 2014

Try the following thought experiment: Chris Christie, or Sarah Palin, or Andrew Cuomo is asked by a friend about sexual harassment allegations against a powerful Senator.

Clintonland: Just Like High School
January 26, 2014

Amy Chozick's big cover story in The New York Times Magazine, which is unfortunately accompanied by the weirdest and worst cover art in magazine history (I exaggerate only a little), is yet another piece about the people in the Clintons's orbit, and

Brian Schweitzer, Would-Be Liberal Hero, is an NRA Darling
January 08, 2014

He wants to run against Hillary from the left. His gun and environment records will make that tough.

Clintons Embrace de Blasio's Inequality Rhetoric, Goldman Sachs' Speakers Fees
January 02, 2014

Bill Clinton endorsed Bill de Blasio's inequality rhetoric yesterday. That's not what Hillary Clinton told Goldman Sachs a few weeks ago.

How De Blasio’s Inauguration Hinted at Wider Implications
His focus on inequality is New York-centric. Will it be heard farther afield?
January 01, 2014

The inaugural festivities on New Year’s Day’s for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio felt awfully like an event of national import and impact. In one row next to the podium were two prospective presidential candidates, Gov.

The Question at the Heart of the Democratic Schism
Should the burden of proof be on reformers—or on vested interests?
December 15, 2013

No one quite knows how to define "populism." Which is good news for vested interests who want to attack reform.

The Clinton Coronation Begins. Pitying Joe Biden Continues.
December 02, 2013

Because of Thanksgiving, readers may have missed The New York Times's Joe Biden story, which ran in the newspaper on Wednesday. It is the saddest short political profile I have ever read.

The Next Big Fight Between Hillary Clinton and Liberals
November 07, 2013

Hillary Clinton’s appearance at the liberal Take Back America conference in 2007 is primarily remembered for the boos and hisses she garnered when she said, "The American military has succeeded.

Hillary Clinton's Plan to Prevent a Left-Wing Challenger
October 31, 2013

Hillary Clinton is a bigger favorite to be the next president than any non-incumbent in history at a comparable time in the election cycle.

Marijuana is America's Next Political Wedge Issue
Pot politics, in 2016 and beyond
October 24, 2013

Public opinion about legal pot has changed dramatically. Politicians are about to start catching up—and picking fights about it.

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