(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton weighed in Monday on the legislative impasse at the heart of the government shutdown, admonishing the “constant conflict” that has come to define American politics.
Speaking at a convention of the National Community Pharmacists Association in Orlando, Clinton said he liked the crowd because of the practicality of their profession.
Washington (CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton weighed in Sunday on the lessons learned from the 2008 presidential campaign, when his wife, then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, battled then-Sen. Barack Obama through a historic Democratic primary.
At the heart of it, the 42nd president said, candidates need to be able to define themselves before the opposition does it.
Washington (CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton, who sat in the Oval Office during the last government shutdown, supports President Barack Obama's refusal to negotiate with congressional Republicans and argues he should call their "bluff" as the government nears a possible shutdown and default.
"He could stop it, but the price of - the current price of stopping it is higher than the price of letting the Republicans do it and taking their medicine," he said in an interview that aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week."
(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin can be trusted, but cautioned the United States will "just have to see what happens" over efforts to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons.
"You work for the best and prepare for the worst in this business. But I think it would be a terrible mistake not to take advantage of the opportunity," he told CNN's Piers Morgan at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York. "And, you know, look, Mr. Putin is very smart."
(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton thinks his wife would be a better president right now but in the long term, it's all about his daughter Chelsea.
Clinton was responding to a question from CNN's Piers Morgan about who would be the better President, Hillary or Chelsea.
(CNN) - Bono to the rescue.
With Bill Clinton showing up late to the first panel of the day at the annual Clinton Global Initiative gathering in New York City, the Irish rock star, businessman, and global activist took his place, nailing an imitation of the former president.
(CNN) – He's only been on Twitter for a few months, but former president Bill Clinton has almost mastered the "selfie."
He's not quite there yet, as evidenced by a photo posted Tuesday on Twitter of him and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN's "GPS," spoke with former President Bill Clinton about his wife's time as secretary of state, her approval ratings and whether she is likely to run for president herself.
"These polls don't mean much now. We're a long way ahead. I think she would be the first to tell you that there is no such thing as a done deal, ever, by anybody. But I don't know what she's going to do," he said.FULL STORY
WASHINGTON (CNN) - Some say total openness is the key to a healthy marriage. But it appears, for now at least, Hillary Clinton isn't telling her husband whether she has her eye on running for the White House in 2016.
"I don't know what she's going to do," Bill Clinton told CNN's Fareed Zakaria.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama will join former President Bill Clinton for a public conversation on health care next week, the White House announced Thursday.
White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters during the Obama administration's daily briefing that the president and former president "will engage in a conversation about the benefits and future of healthcare reform in America and access to quality healthcare around the globe," Carney said. The conversation will take place during next Tuesday's meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.