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Hillary Clinton Knows a Thing or Two About Presidential Pets

The sum­mer has been rife with spec­u­la­tion on what kind of pres­id­en­tial can­did­ate Hil­lary Rod­ham Clin­ton would be — if she even de­cides …

Hillary Clinton On A Female President: "Someday I Hope It Happens"

"It's not going to solve all our problems, but I think it would be a very strong statement," the former secretary of state says.<p>Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told an audience at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting Tuesday afternoon that electing a woman to the White House would send …

Government

Suddenly Famous Clinton Aides Cast Shadow Over Bill And Hillary's Big Week

When staffers become the story. "Does it matter that Bill Clinton happens to get an interview question about Doug? It's annoying, but not for a second."<p>When Hillary Clinton walked through the double doors of the Sheraton Ballroom to make her Clinton Global Initiative debut Tuesday, reporters …

Conservative radio host jokes Hillary Clinton should be shot

Conservative radio host displays a warped sense of humor<p>While on the air, a right-wing radio host in Santa Cruz, Calif., told a joke on Wednesday implying Hillary Clinton should be shot.<p>According to the Huffington Post, the not-funny joke involved the former secretary of state asking previous …

Hillary Clinton on running for president: “I’m minded to do it”

A meaningless quip or a hint of what’s to come?<p>If every joke carries with it a kernel of truth, then Clinton-watchers everywhere have reason to believe a Hillary run in 2016 is more than a mere hypothetical.<p>According to a new report in the New York Post (via Scotland's Sunday Herald), Clinton told …

Political games: why Democratic senators keep their Hillary support secret

There's no point to making support for something political private. Hillary should leave the game playing to Bill<p>The childish behavior of men in Congress has always made "boys' club" seem less like an epithet and more like something to strive for. Female politicians on the Hill, held to a higher …

Obama Aides Considered A Clinton-For-Biden Switch, Book Says

"President Obama's top aides secretly considered replacing Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. with Hillary Rodham Clinton on the 2012 ticket, undertaking extensive focus-group sessions and polling in late 2011 when Mr. Obama's re-election outlook appeared uncertain," <i>The New York Times</i> reports.<p>The</i> …

Hillary Clinton supporters meet in Los Angeles to boost 2016 bid

A group urging<p>Hillary Rodham Clintonto run for president in 2016 held a fundraiser in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday night, during which supporters called it their duty to encourage the former secretary of State to seek theWhite House.<p>"Our job is to basically convince, to urge, to nudge, to hug …

City Halls

Women to headline Los Angeles fund-raiser to nudge Hillary Clinton

As<p>Hillary Rodham Clintonweighs whether to try again to become the nation's first female president, notable women politicians from Los Angeles will headline a fund-raiser Wednesday for a group urging her to run.<p>Councilwoman<p>Nury Martinez, the lone elected woman at City Hall, and former …

Los Angeles

Hillary Clinton receives award, Hollywood hug at Beverly Hills gala

Hillary Rodham Clintonwas wrapped in the embrace of Hollywood once again Friday night, honored at a glittery gala for theInternational Medical Corpsat the Beverly Wilshire hotel for her work with women and girls in Third World countries.<p>As Clinton remains mum about whether she will run for …

Beverly Hills

Exit Polls: Hillary Clinton Would Clobber Chris Christie Among Minority Voters In New Jersey

A buried data point obtained by BuzzFeed deflates the Christie 2016 bubble.<p>New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been the recipient of endless "future-of-GOP" buzz this week after his landslide reelection, in which he won an unprecedented 51% of the Latino vote and one-in-five black voters. NBC News …

Government

First Thoughts: A reality check on 2016

<i>New NBC poll confirms an early reality check on 2016: 1) GOP remains divided… 2) Dem Party is pretty unified around Hillary Clinton… And 3) Democrats continue to benefit from the same demographic trends that helped Obama in ’08 and ’12… What’s more, the media (see the New Republic piece) appear</i> …

Tycoon vows 'full might' for Clinton

Mega-donor and Hollywood figure Haim Saban, a longtime Hillary Clinton backer, on Friday said he’d “pitch in with full might” if she launches a likely 2016 campaign, describing a growing consensus that she is President Barack Obama’s “natural successor.”<p>The remarks to Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth …

2016 poll: Christie, Clinton still king

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are the top picks for their party’s tickets in 2016, a new poll shows.<p>Twenty-four percent of Republicans and independents who lean Republican, say they would likely support Christie for the GOP nomination, according to a …

Barbara Walters: 5 Unforgettable First Lady Moments from the White House

As their husbands led the United States from the Oval Room, the first ladies also played their own significant roles during their time in the White …

Newtown Remembers Victims with 26 Bell Tolls

Bells rang out 26 times in Newtown, Conn. Saturday, in remembrance of the number of lives that were taken a year ago in one of the nation’s deadliest …

Charles Barkley Talks Future Plans, 'Strained' Relationship with Michael Jordan

Link to Media<p>Charles Barkley has quickly become a favorite on-air personality of just about every NBA fan, but that doesn't mean he plans to stay in the television game forever. He has bigger plans in mind, which is one of many insights he revealed to Rachel Nichols during an interview that will …

Charles Barkley

Robin van Persie ruled out of Manchester United squad for a month with a thigh injury

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is ruled out of the club's Christmas fixtures after picking up a thigh strain in the 1-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk<p>David Moyes has revealed <b>Manchester United</b> have devised a special bespoke training regime for Robin van Persie as they face up to a further …

Soccer

Manchester City vs. Arsenal: Final score 6-3; City cruise past the leaders

League-leading Arsenal ran into the buzzsaw that is Manchester City's home form, losing 6-3 in yet another City rout.<p>Arsenal came into Manchester knowing that the match against City represented a serious test of their title credentials. Ninety minutes later, Arsenal saw their lead at the top of the …

Jesse Owens gold goes for $1.47M

A gold medal awarded to Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin sold for $1,466,574 early Sunday morning, the highest price ever paid for a piece …

Owens