Hillary Clinton

Clinton wins Texas primary

Clinton wins Texas primaryWashington, Mar 5: Hillary Rodham Clinton threw up a roadblock on Barack Obama’s path to the Democratic presidential nomination by winning the giant Texas primary.

On Tuesday night, Clinton won the Rhode Island primary with more than 58 percent of the vote.

But Ohio and Texas were the big trophies of the night, rich in delegates and according to former US President Bill Clinton, must-win states for his wife.

Her share of the Ohio vote was 55 percent in nearly complete returns, and she was winning nearly 51 percent in Texas.

Hillary Clinton wins New Mexico caucus

Hillary Clinton wins New Mexico caucusWashington, Feb 15 : Democrat Senator Hillary Clinton finally had some good news with the New Mexico caucus result going her way.

Hillary suffered eight consecutive defeats before this win at the hands of the party rival Barack Obama since the 'Super Tuesday' vote.

Clinton, bidding to become the first woman President of the US, got 73,105 votes compared to Obama's 71,396 in the New Mexico contest.

Obama hammers Clinton in primary clean sweep, McCain also wins all three

Washington, Feb. 13: Barack Obama and Hillary ClintonBarack Obama swept to a trio of Washington D. C-area primary nominating contests, carving into White House rival Hillary Clinton's powerbase of white and women voters and sending shockwaves through her faltering campaign.

The surging Democrat coasted to emphatic victories in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D. C, to take his win streak over the last week to eight and extend his lead in convention delegates.

Another grim night left Clinton badly needing wins in Texas and Ohio on March 4 to keep her hopes of becoming the first woman president alive.

Hillary Clinton replaces her campaign manager

Senator Hillary Rodham ClintonWashington, Feb 11: Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has replaced her campaign manger, Patti Solis Doyle.

Clinton’s long time aide Maggie Williams is the new manager.

The move to replace Doyle was taken after Democratic presidential rival Barack Obama defeated Clinton in four key primary contests over the weekend.

Super Tuesday: Clinton, Obama evenly placed, McCain emerges Republican frontrunner

Hillary Clinton & ObamaWashington, Feb. 6 : New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Illinois Senator Barack Obama were evenly matched late on Tuesday night in terms of delegate votes from 22 Primaries and Caucuses for the Democratic presidential nomination, while Republican John McCain emerged as the clear frontrunner for his party's nomination, beating of challengers Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney.

Murdoch donates 2,300 dollars to Hillary Clinton's campaign fund

New York, Feb. 5: Hillary ClintonThe New York Post may have scathingly rebuked Democrat presidential contender Hillary Clinton last week, but this did not stop its owner -- Rupert Murdoch -- from donating 2, 300 dollars to Clinton's campaign fund.

According to the New York Daily News, the amount is the maximum allowed for a primary race, and Murdoch gave Clinton's rival Barrack Obama nothing.

Murdoch even hosted a lavish fund-raiser in the summer of 2006 to stuff Clinton's Senate reelection war chest - a mere piggy bank compared to the White House run.

Hillary’s knowledge about Pakistan ‘surprisingly poor’

WashingtonHillary’s knowledge about Pakistan ‘surprisingly poor’, Jan 28: US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s knowledge of Pakistan has been described as “surprisingly poor” even after eight years in the White House and a trip to Pakistan.

According to Thomas Houlahan, the director of the Military Assessment Programme at the Centre for Security and Science, Hillary had told Wolf Blitzer of CNN after Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, “If President Pervez Musharraf wishes to stand for election, then he should abide by the same rules that every other candidate will have to follow.”

Hillary Clinton wins Nevada Democratic primary

Washington, Jan 20: Senator Hillary ClintonSenator Hillary Clinton on Saturday won the Nevada Democratic primary by defeating Senator Barrack Obama.

“I guess this is how the West was won, this is an extraordinary success. We will all be united in November,” Hillary told hundreds of her supporters.

“We’re looking really good,” The New York Times quoted Hillary, as saying.

“I find it somewhat strange, actually, that there’s such a reaction when this was a very effective campaign to reach as many as people as possible,” she added.

Here’s why Hillary Clinton faces love-hate reactions

Washington, January 19: Hillary ClintonAn expert at the University of Richmond has come up with an explanation for the “double bind” facing US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as she tries to demonstrate masculine, leader-like traits without appearing too masculine.

“This double bind results from the need for women to demonstrate masculine, leader-like characteristics to be perceived as effective, but they can’t be too masculine or people won’t like them,” said Crystal Hoyt, assistant professor of leadership studies at the university.

Hillary Clinton reveals her pain over Monica Lewinsky scandal

Hillary ClintonLondon, Jan 19: Hillary Clinton has broken her silence on the pain and anguish she went through after learning about her husband and former US President Bill Clinton’s affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, exactly a decade after the incident was first reported.

In a soul-baring interview on Fox’s Tyra Banks Show, the former first lady candidly revealed how she worked through the inner torment, but added that she “never doubted” her husband’s love for her.

Hilary Clinton Frames Health Reform Strategy

Washington: Hillary Clinton believes that the nation is ready for a new attempt to cover the 47 million uninsured and promised a bipartisan, consensus-building effort, unlike her failed 1990s initiative.

The front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination told, “I have no illusions about how hard it is, but I think the country is ready for this. I believe we can get the consensus. I think there is a sea change occurring.”

The new plan of the New York senator gives a menu of choices, including their current health care plan, and tries to balance public and private sector roles and individual responsibility.

Hillary Clinton's muse is Eleanor Roosevelt

New York, Oct.16 : Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Hillary Clinton says that she gets her inspiration from words former U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt echoed.

"She said, 'You know, if you're going to be involved in politics you have to grow skin as thick as a rhinoceros," Clinton told an audience of female political activists.

"So occasionally, I'll be sitting somewhere and I'll be listening to someone perhaps not saying the kindest things about me. And I'll look down at my hand and I'll sort of pinch my skin to make sure it still has the requisite thickness I know Eleanor Roosevelt expects me to have," the New York Daily News quoted her, as saying.

Hillary Clinton works on her body language

Washington, Sept.29 : Hillary Clinton is trying....and trying hard to improve her body language. She makes eye contact, tilts her head, smiles a lot more and God help...even laughs.

A definite attempt to soften her image. The wooden look is gone.

The Washington Post reports that though her movements are deliberate, she conveys warmth now. It didnt matter what the questions were at the Democratic Debate on Wednesday, she kept cutting in and anwering it her way.

Versace tells Clinton how to dress to become President

New York, Sept 17: As she steps up her attempt to become the first female President of the United States, Hillary Clinton is getting some fashion tips from Donatella Versace, who is telling her to ditch the suits.
Donatella, the Vice-President of the Versace Group and Chief Designer of the fashion line, says that the Presidential candidates needs to lose the suits, and the thick heels when she hits the campaign trail.

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