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  • Cash-strapped Clinton fails to pay bills

    03/30/2008 6:45:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 130 replies · 4,783+ views
    Politico. ^ | 3/30/08 | KENNETH P. VOGEL |
    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s cash-strapped presidential campaign has been putting off paying hundreds of bills for months — freeing up cash for critical media buys, but also earning the campaign a reputation as something of a deadbeat in some small business circles. A pair of Ohio companies owed more than $25,000 by Clinton for staging events for her campaign are warning others in the tight-knit event production community — and anyone else who will listen — to get their cash upfront when doing business with her. Her campaign, say representatives of the two companies, has stopped returning phone calls and e-mails...
  • Nobody Fears Hillary

    03/31/2008 8:23:56 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 64 replies · 1,880+ views
    Human Events.com ^ | 03/31/2008 | Jennifer Rubin
    Pay no attention to that woman behind the curtain. Be afraid. Be very afraid, for if you don’t obey the Great and Powerful Oz will turn her wrath on you. Yawn. Hillary Clinton’s favorite girlhood movie was the “Wizard of Oz.” But now, as the primaries clank along, her subjects are refusing to wear the green-tinted glasses and buy her act. She’s less and less terrifying every day, and fewer of those closest to her -- her Senate colleagues -- are intimidated. Despite their best efforts, the Clintons' powers seem to have gone on the fritz, and those Democrats who...
  • Clinton didn't pay health insurance bills

    03/31/2008 8:15:02 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 24 replies · 1,704+ views
    Clinton didn't pay health insurance bills By: Kenneth P. Vogel March 31, 2008 10:53 AM EST Among the debts reported this month by Hillary Clinton’s struggling presidential campaign, the $292,000 in unpaid health insurance premiums for her campaign staff stands out. Clinton, who is being pressured to end her campaign against Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination, has made her plan for universal health care a centerpiece of her agenda. The campaign provides health insurance to all its employees, their spouses, partners and children – and that wasn’t interrupted by any lag in payments to insurance providers, said Jay Carson,...
  • Caption Hillary!

    03/31/2008 5:25:42 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 36 replies · 547+ views
    Yahoo! News Photos ^ | 3/31/08 | staff
  • Clinton says Cheney wrong on her request ["I couldn't care less what Dick Cheney says about me"]

    08/01/2007 1:54:20 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 40 replies · 1,533+ views
    Clinton says Cheney wrong on her request By DEVLIN BARRETT, Associated Press Writer 15 minutes ago Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday accused Vice President Dick Cheney of falsely portraying her attempt to get Iraq planning information out of the Pentagon. The Democratic presidential front-runner has been hammering at the Bush administration for two weeks since a top Pentagon aide refused to tell her whether or how the military was planning for the eventual withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq. In a letter to the vice president, she accused Cheney of offering "inaccuracies" in opposing her request. She used even...
  • Caption Hillary riding Bill's coattails in Iowa

    07/03/2007 6:05:44 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 47 replies · 1,484+ views
    Yahoo! News Photos ^ | 7/2/07 | staff
    "US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gives a speech in Philadelphia, 02 July 2007. With her nearest rival gaining momentum in the 2008 US presidential race, Hillary has brought in her biggest weapon yet in her race for the presidency: her husband Bill."
  • Sen. Clinton defends private jet travel

    05/30/2007 5:19:04 PM PDT · by don-o · 54 replies · 1,465+ views
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | May 30, 2007 | KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
    LAS VEGAS - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that she followed all Senate rules when she accepted rides on a private jet from a longtime benefactor. "Whatever I've done, I complied with Senate rules at the time. That's the way every senator operates," the Democratic presidential contender said in an interview with The Associated Press during a campaign stop in Las Vegas. The travel and consulting fees paid to Clinton's husband have come to light recently in a lawsuit against Vinod Gupta, a Clinton contributor and chief executive of the data company, InfoUSA Inc. The lawsuit by company shareholders...
  • HILLAY CLINTON DROPS MAIDEN NAME FOR HER PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN... DEVELOPING...

    04/29/2007 4:23:28 PM PDT · by kcvl · 36 replies · 791+ views
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  • Pelosi's Office Calls GOP Demand for Action on Iraq Bill 'Political Stunt'

    04/09/2007 2:24:57 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 52 replies · 1,198+ views
    Pelosi's Office Calls GOP Demand for Action on Iraq Bill 'Political Stunt' Monday , April 09, 2007 WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office charged Monday that Republicans had engaged in a "cheap political stunt" when they sent her a letter accusing Democrats of stalling on passage of the critical war funding bill. The spat is over the current bill Congress is considering to pay for ongoing efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan, but also includes money for Gulf Coast recovery and farming initiatives. Both the House and Senate have passed versions of the bill — the House version is $124...
  • Pelosi Defends Mideast Trip { Cut & Run Tour}

    04/06/2007 12:59:24 PM PDT · by SmithL · 60 replies · 1,263+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 4/6/7 | ANNE FLAHERTY
    WASHINGTON, (AP) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, deflecting White House criticism of her trip to Syria, said Friday she thinks the mission helped President Bush because it showed the U.S. is unified against terrorism despite being divided over Iraq. Pelosi, D-Calif., met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus this week against Bush's wishes. "Our message was President Bush's message," Pelosi said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press from Portugal, where she stopped briefly en route back to the United States. "The funny thing is, I think we may have even had a more powerful impact with our...
  • email from Queen Hillary, tell Bush to surrender

    04/02/2007 2:15:47 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 14 replies · 716+ views
    Dear Friend, Thank you for your tremendous support over the past weeks. Saturday's deadline marked the end of the first phase of the campaign, and you made sure it was an unqualified success. Two months ago, I said I was in it to win it, and the conversations we've been having online and around the country have convinced me more than ever that I've made the right decision. This country needs change, and it's going to take experienced leadership to make that change happen. Together, we can accomplish great things. We can end the war in Iraq. We can achieve...
  • Hillary Clinton's $2.6 Million Hollywood Hit

    03/26/2007 12:58:41 PM PDT · by Froufrou · 14 replies · 651+ views
    FOX ^ | 03/26/07 | Roger Friedman
    Sen. Hillary Clinton hit Hollywood last night at the estate of grocery store mogul Ron Burkle and took home $2.6 million for her presidential campaign. It was twice as much as Sen. Barack Obama raised last month at a similar fundraiser thrown by DreamWorks SKG's David Geffen ? a point that was made privately during the Clinton event by many of the fundraisers. And while the Burkle event didn't have the quantity of star power that the Geffen event had, it sure had the quality. Clinton was seated at the head table with Barbra Streisand and her husband, actor James...
  • WHAT HILLARY LEFT OUT

    03/10/2007 4:53:45 AM PST · by Laverne · 19 replies · 1,512+ views
    NY Post.Com ^ | March 10, 2007 | None Identified
    Sen. Hillary Clinton presumed the other day to give a think-tank audience a history lesson. But it turns out that the would-be president is herself in need of some tutoring. Appearing before the Center for American Progress, Clinton quoted extensively from President Franklin Roosevelt's speech to the nation two days after the attack on Pearl Harbor. "We are now in this war. We are all in it, all the way. Every man, woman and child is a partner in the most tremendous undertaking of our American history," FDR told an anxious nation that had just entered World War II. Added...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton To Visit L.A. Thursday

    02/22/2007 3:55:01 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 27 replies · 616+ views
    CBS 2 LOS ANGELES ^ | 22 FEBRUARY 2007 | AP
    (CBS) LOS ANGELES -- Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit Los Angeles Thursday to conduct a series of fund-raisers for her presidential campaign, one day after a former ally's criticism sparked a dispute between her campaign and that of Senator Barack Obama. DreamWorks SKG co-founder David Geffen made sharply critical remarks about Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. "Everybody in politics lies, but they do it with such ease, it's troubling," Geffen said. Geffen's comments prompted the Clinton campaign to issue a statement calling for the Obama campaign to return the...
  • Hillary, You're No Bill

    01/25/2007 9:15:40 AM PST · by jdm · 39 replies · 1,251+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Jan 25, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    Hillary Clinton may have expected a return to the kind of support enjoyed by her husband when he ran for President last decade, but she discovered yesterday that a key source of energy for Bill's campaign may not support her at all. Hollywood seems more taken with Barack Obama than in another triangulist, and they have begun to put their money where their mouths are: Is Hollywood abandoning Hillary? On Wednesday morning, hundreds of Hollywood's movers and shakers received an invitation that they may find hard to refuse. They've been invited to come meet Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic Party's...
  • Chris Matthews Calls Hillary Clinton ‘Dukakis in a Dress’

    01/22/2007 12:17:39 PM PST · by lowbridge · 268 replies · 14,967+ views
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | January 21, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    Chris Matthews Calls Hillary Clinton ‘Dukakis in a Dress’ Posted by Noel Sheppard on January 21, 2007 - 21:53. With the love-fest that is currently going on over Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois), it is certainly no surprise when a group of mainstream media members gets together to discuss Hillary Clinton’s shortcomings. Yet, it is quite odd to hear someone like Chris Matthews state that the current frontrunner for the 2008 Democrat presidential nomination – and a former first lady – is a female incarnation of one of the biggest left-wing failures in decades (video available here courtesy of our friend...
  • Diary of her Final Days

    11/17/2006 6:04:29 AM PST · by WBL 1952 · 22 replies · 1,423+ views
    Reading this horror story of the final days of a British cancer patient coping with the debt ridden, underfunded, medically lacking, rationed, delayed, bureaucratic, government run system should remind us of the nightmare that awaits us if even half of Senator Clinton’s health care agenda passes: It’s eight months since I collapsed and was taken to hospital, where I was diagnosed with lung and brain cancer. Because of my age – 57 – I was told that very little could be done for me, and that I had up to six months left to live. I then discovered that because...
  • Hillary: "Will lie for votes"

    06/30/2006 4:20:09 PM PDT · by pabianice · 87 replies · 2,467+ views
    Wall Street Opinion Journal ^ | 6/30/06 | James Taranto
    The Migrant Workers of Park Ridge CNN reports on a speech by New York's junior senator: Appearing before a religious conference earlier this week, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-New York) told the audience that as a child attending Sunday school she would baby-sit the children of migrant workers so that their older siblings could join their parents at work. "I was fortunate that at an early age, through my church, I was given the opportunity to expand my horizons," Clinton told the 600 adults and teenagers attending the Sojourners "Covenant for a New America" conference. Mrs. Clinton grew up in...
  • A Principled Stand On Alito (The DLC opposes a filibuster)

    01/29/2006 2:27:33 PM PST · by Pukin Dog · 102 replies · 2,565+ views
    I’ve spent no time on Free Republic today, because I’ve been monitoring my favorite nut-job sites to see whether or not they were actually going to go ahead with their incredibly stupid plans to attempt a filibuster against the Senate Confirmation of Judge Alito. I’m telling you folks, if you ever wanted to see Liberal madness in action, just pop on over to one of these Democrat web sites. But I warn you, please do so before eating if you don’t want to risk tossing your cookies. What you will join me in witnessing, is the inward implosion of the...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 29 August 2004

    08/29/2004 5:12:52 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 448 replies · 19,180+ views
    Various big media television networks ^ | 29 August 2004 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Sunday, August 29th, 2004 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sen. Zell Miller, D-Ga.; House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill.; Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.; former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. THIS WEEK (ABC): Gov. George Pataki, R-N.Y.; Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y. LATE EDITION (CNN) :</b Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.; former Democratic presidential candidates Howard Dean and retired Gen. Wesley Clark; Bush-Cheney campaign chairman Marc Racicot; Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael...