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Bill Clinton endorsing Rep. Charles Rangel for re-election

Embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel has landed the biggest endorsement yet as he battles to hold onto his congressional seat: Former President Bill Clinton will back Rangel on Wednesday, sources said.

Blame This Drunken Bear for Putin

Bill Clinton had to call Russia’s first president early in the day to catch him sober. But the U.S. could work with Yeltsin—though he chose a successor who would ‘repudiate his legacy.’

Clinton’s Advisory Team Behind Wall Street Deregulation, Documents Show

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

    Former President Bill Clinton speaks in the Queens borough of New York City in 2005. Photo by Shutterstock Newly released documents from the Bill Clinton presidential library show two separate attempts by advisors, in 1995 and 1997, to hurry the president into supporting a repeal of Wall Street regulation. Show More Summary

READ: Conspiracy Theorist Dick Morris Blasts Clinton Conspiracy Theorists in Unsealed '95 Memo

Dick Morris, the one-time adviser to President Bill Clinton, has carved out a strange, multi-faceted career in recent years, engaging in questionable political dealings, pitching misguided punditry (he predicted Mitt Romney would win in a landslide in 2012), and peddling conspiracy theories. Show More Summary

North Dakota Democrats Don’t Get Convention Fundraising Bounce

In March of 2012 North Dakota Democrats saw a huge surge in their fundraising, putting over $151,000 in the bank. That was no doubt thanks to their state convention which featured former President Bill Clinton. In March of 2014, however, Democrats didn’t do nearly so well raising a much more pedestrian $62,210.89. Coming off an...

Bill Clinton Sent Friendly Note to Chairman of Al-Awlaki led Mosque Where 9/11 Hijackers Worshipped

Former US president Bill Clinton sent a handwritten note to the chairman of the board of a mosque that housed 9/11 hijackers and was led by al-Qaeda operatives. Bill Clinton sent the note to the Dar AL-Hijrah Mosque in Falls Church, Virginia. This was a mosque that once had senior al-Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki as

Clinton Papers: Bill and Hillary Feared the Internet

The Clinton Library has released over 7,000 pages of documents from Bill’s presidency, likely hoping that what ever is in them will be “old news” by the time Hillary announces her bid for president. But one of the documents is very interesting...Show More Summary

Clinton WH Feared Internet's Ability to Democraticize News 3 Years Before Drudge Bombshell

Three years before Matt Drudge changed the world and how news would be consumed, President Bill Clinton's White House feared that the Internet was allowing average citizens, especially conservatives, to bypass legacy gatekeepers and access information that had previously been denied to them by the mainstream press. Show More Summary

Documents: Bill Clinton Feared Hillarycare Would Cause People to Lose Insurance

As the nation awaits Hillary Clinton's decision of whether or not she will run for president in 2016, a cache of 7,500 pages of newly released documents from Bill Clinton's years in the White House show some familiar political themes. Show More Summary

Report: Hillary Clinton Accused GOP Staffers of Colluding with 'Extremists' on Internet

Just ahead of a possible Hillary run for the presidency, the Clinton Library released a new load of documents from President Bill Clinton’s years in the White House. One of those documents attempts to explain Hillary's "vast right-wing...Show More Summary

Rep. Nydia Velázquez reportedly upset over lack of attention during Clinton administration

Rep. Nydia Velázquez's website touts her role in helping to pass President Bill Clinton's "New Markets Initiative," which provided start-up money for businesses in low-income areas.

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

March 2000 Memo: Anthony Weiner Outspoken Hillary Clinton Supporter

A bullet-points memo in March 2000 ahead of a visit by then-Rep. Anthony Weiner’s noted his alignment with President Bill Clinton on key issues and praised the congressman’s support for Hillary Clinton.

Clinton-Era Memo: Get Iacocca to Pitch Nafta

A 1993 memo from U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor to President Bill Clinton shows the groundwork being set to get Lee Iacocca on board as a high-profile salesman for Nafta, the controversial trade agreement.

Clinton-Era Memo: Stay Away from JFK Events

Advisers to Bill Clinton didn’t want the president to be perceived as milking the 30th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Clinton-Era Memo: Missing Funeral Was Missed Political Opportunity

When then-President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore decided not to attend another Democrat’s funeral, a White House staffer lamented the lost political and fundraising opportunities.

Newly Released Clinton Doc: White House Aide Blasts Bill Clinton and Al Gore for "Fing Stupid" Move

Among the trove of Clinton-era documents released Friday afternoon by the former president's library is an email from an angry White House aide who blasts President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore for not attending the funeral of Oklahoma Democrat Carl Albert. Show More Summary

READ: The Clinton Administration's Internal Memo on the "Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy"

In a 1995 internal memo, President Bill Clinton's White House Counsel's Office offered an in-depth analysis of the right-wing media mill that Hillary Clinton had dubbed the "vast right-wing conspiracy." Portions of the report, whichShow More Summary

The Clinton White House Really Hated Don Imus

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

With the new release of 90s-era Clinton documents comes this gem from President Bill Clinton's communications department. It's a letter that the team, including current CNN contributor Paul Begala, apparently drafted but never sent to conservative radio host Don Imus rejected his invitation for the president to appear on his show.

’90s Era Clinton Docs Warns: GOP Staffers ‘Exchange Ideas with Extremists’ on the Internet

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

On Friday, the National Archives released another batch of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House relating to history-shaping events from the 1990s. Among the more interesting passages was a memo relating to the new online communications tool, "the internet"...

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