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Obama and Clinton answer for gaffes ahead of Pennsylvania

Washington  - Barack Obama and Hillary ClintonBarack Obama and Hillary Clinton were made to answer for a series of recent stumbles on the campaign trail as the two faced off Wednesday in their one and only debate before the largest remaining Democratic presidential primary in Pennsylvania next week.

With more than one month of material to work from since their last presidential debate, the two candidates both admitted to mistakes over the past weeks and pushed voters to look beyond the stories that have recently dominated US media coverage.

Clinton hammers on Obama's gun, religion remarks

Hillary ClintonWashington  - Pennsylvania, site of the next clash over the Democratic presidential nomination, is a state of somewhat-rusting industry and farming spread among small towns where people go to church on Sundays and love to hunt and fish.

In recent weeks, Senator Barack Obama, 46, has been steadily closing on the double-digit lead that Senator Hillary Clinton, 60, once held among the working-class, largely white Democratic voters of the state - one of the last hopes for rescuing her floundering candidacy.

Hillary asks Bill Clinton to keep his mouth shut

Washington, Apr 12: Hillary Clinton and Bill ClintonDemocratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has asked her husband, Bill Clinton, to keep his mouth shut and stop making excuses, which compounded her false claim that she landed "under sniper fire" on a goodwill trip to Bosnia as First Lady.

"Hillary called me and said, 'You don't remember this, You weren't there. Let me handle it, and I said, 'Yes, ma'am,' " Bill Clinton told reporters outside a campaign office in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Clinton urges Bush to boycott Olympics as protests start

Washington/San Francisco - Senator Hillary Clinton, President George W BushSenator Hillary Clinton called Monday for President George W Bush to boycott the opening ceremonies at the Beijing Olympics in August because of China's crackdown in Tibet and other human-rights abuses.

"At this time and in light of recent events, I believe President Bush should not plan on attending the opening ceremonies in Beijing, absent major changes by the Chinese government," said Clinton, who is locked in a tight race with Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Clinton urges Bush to boycott Olympics as protests start

Washington/San Francisco - Senator Hillary Clinton called Monday for President George W Bush to boycott the opening ceremonies at the Beijing Olympics in August because of China's crackdown in Tibet and other human-rights abuses.

"At this time and in light of recent events, I believe President Bush should not plan on attending the opening ceremonies in Beijing, absent major changes by the Chinese government," said Clinton, who is locked in a tight race with Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Clinton's statement came as protests began in San Francisco in anticipation of Wednesday's arrival of the Olympic torch, whose journey Monday through the streets of Paris was marred by clashes between protestors and French police.

Clinton chief strategist resigns from US campaign

hillary-clintonWashington - The chief champaign strategist of Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has resigned, according to US media reports on Monday.

There was no information from the Clinton camp as to the reason behind the late Sunday withdrawal of Mark Penn from the Clinton campaign, which is running second in the country's Democratic party primaries to nominate a candidate for president.

United States media has speculated that the resignation was due to Penn's activities as a lobbyist in favour of a trade treaty with South American country Colombia.

Hillary's chief strategist resigns

Hillary ClintonLondon, Apr 7: Democrat presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's chief strategist Mark Penn resigned after embarrassing her by flying to Colombia on private business to lobby for a free trade deal that she opposes.

Hillary is on the presidential campaign trail in Oregon and is struggling to keep alive her election hopes alive.

The departure of her top official is a major blow to Hillary and could help fuel a sense of crisis in her candidacy, the Telegraph reported.

People react strongly to Hillary Clinton because she violates their expectations

Hillary ClintonWashington, Apr 5: A new research undertaken by the University of St. Louis has come to the conclusion that Democratic presidential candidate invites strong

reactions from most Americans because she violates people's expectations.

According to Professor Judi McLean Parks of Washington University in St. Louis: "People don't like to have their expectations violated, and that is the challenge Hillary


Parks, a professor of organizational behaviour at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, further goes on to say: "The character traits we associate

Hillary and Bill Clinton made 109 million dollars in 8 years through lecture tours, books

New York, Apr 5: Hillary Clinton and Bill ClintonHillary and Bill Clinton earned nearly 109 million dollars during the past eight years, after the latter quit as US President, with most of it coming from lecture tours and books written by the duo, and royalty worth 15 million dollars from Bill’s book “My Life”.

Bill’s vigorous lecture schedule where his speeches command more than 250,000 dollars, brought in almost 52 million dollars during the said period.

Air America anchor suspended over Hillary Clinton `whore' comments

Hillary ClintonWashington, Apr. 4 : Air America Radio’s afternoon host Randi Rhodes has been suspended for her abusive remarks against Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during an off-the-air public event in San Francisco.

Rhodes called Clinton a "f------ whore," several times, in the course of a stand-up comedy routine built on political bits.

Her specific problem with Clinton, said Rhodes in the routine, is that she's disingenuous: "Her deal is, 'Read the fine print, a-------.' "

Rhodes has long been critical of Clinton on her Air America radio show, which is heard 3-6 p. m.

Hillary Clinton says she’s a comeback kid like Rocky Balboa

Democrat Senator Hillary ClintonLondon, Apr 2: Democrat Senator Hillary Clinton, who is running neck and neck with Barrack Obama for her party’s nomination for this year’s Presidential poll, has compared herself to underdog boxer Rocky.

Hillary (60) recalled the famous scene in the 1976 Oscar-winning film where Sly Stallone’s Rocky races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Democratic leaders ask Hillary to accept defeat for party

Hillary ClintonWashington, Mar 29 : Democratic leaders are moving to end the acrimonious battle for the White House nomination, reducing Hillary Clinton's chances of overcoming Barack Obama by shutting down the contest two months before the party convention.

Howard Dean, the Democratic Party chairman, said that a resolution had to be found long before the convention in Denver at the end of August formally ratifies the nominee.

“I'd like the remaining 350 super-delegates to say who they're on between now and July 1,” he said.

Hillary Clinton camp criticises Barack Obama over peddling Clinton-pastor picture

Washington, Mar 22: Hillary Clinton and Barack ObamaHillary Clinton's camp has criticised Barack Obama's camp for "peddling photos" of former President Bill Clinton and Obama's longtime pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright.

A photograph of the former President and Wright shows the two shaking hands at a White House prayer breakfast in September 1998, the New York Post reported.

The New York Times posted the photo to its Web site on Thursday and said it was provided by the Obama campaign.

Excerpts of Wright's sermons have been the source of controversy for Obama in recent days.

Bill Richardson urges Hillary Clinton to drop out of presidential race

Washington, Mar 22: Hillary Clinton and Bill RichardsonNew Mexico Governor Bill Richardson while endorsing Barack Obama candidature in the Democratic presidential race, has suggested that Hillary Clinton should drop out because a primary-election lawsuit had made it tougher for her to secure the party's nomination.

The one-time candidate's endorsement helped Obama at the end of a difficult week, giving him the support of another former Clinton Administration official who also is a super delegate and a high-profile Hispanic.

Hillary Clinton was in White House during Bill Clinton’s romp with Monica Lewinsky

London, March 20: Hillary Clinton, former US President Bill ClintonHillary Clinton was present in the White House on the fateful day her husband, former US President Bill Clinton, had a sexual encounter with then intern Monica Lewinsky, according to records of her daily schedule as First Lady released by the National Archives.

The 17,481-page review, in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed nearly a year ago by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog, also found considerable gaps in time and many days containing only "private meetings" at the White House with unnamed individuals.

Will Spitzer scandal turn out to be another Monica Gate for Hillary Clinton

New York, Mar. 12: New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, Hillary ClintonDemocratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has decided to adopt a wait and see approach on the sex-related scandal involving her one-time political ally and New York Governor Eliot Spitzer.

"Let's wait and see what comes out of the next few days. Right now, I don't have any comment. I think it's appropriate to wish his family well and see how things develop," the New York-based Daily News quoted Clinton, as saying.

Hillary benefited from Bill, not her political skills: Oz feminist Greer

Hillary ClintonMelbourne, Mar 10 : Australian feminist Germaine Greer has said that US Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton had benefited from her husband Bill Clinton’s position rather than her own political skills.

Hillary is cold and manipulative, said Greer, who lives in Britain and was in Melbourne to launch her new book, Shakespeare's Wife.

Greer was scathing of Hillary Clinton, who is battling fellow US senator Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination in the presidential race.

Obama says he 'won't be Hillary Clinton's vice president

London, Mar. 10: Barack Obama, Hillary ClintonDemocrat presidential candidate Barack Obama has rejected Hillary Clinton's suggestion that he stand as her vice-president on a Democratic "dream ticket".

After bouncing back from defeats last week to claim an easy victory in Wyoming at the weekend, Obama said: "You won't see me as a vice presidential candidate. I'm running for president. We have won twice as many states as Senator Clinton, and have a higher popular vote, and I think we can maintain our delegate count."

Hillary to change US’ pro-Pakistan policy if voted to power

Hillary ClintonWashington, Mar 8: Hillary Clinton, the wife of former US president Bill Clinton and who is running neck and neck for Democrats’ candidacy for the ensuing presidential poll along with Barak Obama, has said that if voted to power she would change the US’ policy towards Pakistan because it focuses too much pro-Musharraf while ignoring other issues.

She said a stable and democratic Pakistan could be a stronger security partner for the US in the years ahead.

The Democrat leader, however, promised to increase non-military US assistance to Pakistan and to make its military aid more accountable.

Hillary Clinton sets up impromptu press room in men's loo!

Hillary Clinton New York, March 5 : It seems that Hillary Clinton doesn’t carry a soft corner for the press, for the US presidential candidate did the unbelievable by setting up an impromptu press room in a men's bathroom, complete with urinals.

On the night before the Texas and Ohio primaries, the senator’s media entourage was asked to work from a men’s room of a separate community center.

Former New Yorker and Talk editrix Tina Brown was among the couple dozen journalists who set up tables inches away from porcelain urinals.

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