July 1st, 2014
09:54 AM ET
2 months ago

Monica Lewinsky: ‘I was a virgin to humiliation of that level’

(CNN) – After a self-imposed exile from the public eye, former White House intern Monica Lewinsky appeared on Tuesday in her first interview in a decade.

In a National Geographic documentary on the 1990s, Lewinsky, “the most humiliated woman in the world,” described the public shaming as former President Bill Clinton’s mistress as “alarming … frightening … confusing … and excruciating.”

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton
Bill Clinton, Dick Cheney escalate 'unseemly' tit-for-tat
June 27th, 2014
12:15 PM ET
2 months ago

Bill Clinton, Dick Cheney escalate 'unseemly' tit-for-tat

Washington (CNN) – Dick Cheney finds it funny that Bill Clinton thinks he is "unseemly."

The former vice president was asked by a local paper on Wednesday about Clinton calling him "unseemly" for his recent attacks on President Barack Obama. Cheney stepped up the tit-for-tat by needling Clinton for some of his more famous improprieties.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Dick Cheney • Iraq
'Clinton: The Musical' to make U.S. debut in July
June 25th, 2014
02:31 PM ET
2 months ago

'Clinton: The Musical' to make U.S. debut in July

(CNN) - The Clintons and Monica Lewinsky will be sharing the stage this summer, but probably not in the way you would expect.

"Clinton: The Musical" will make its U.S. debut at the New York Musical Theatre Festival in July.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Chelsea Clinton • Hillary Clinton
June 24th, 2014
04:35 PM ET
2 months ago

Hillary Clinton on wealth missteps: 'My record speaks for itself'

Updated 2:35 p.m. ET, 6/25/14

(CNN) – A day after former President Bill Clinton defended his wife against wealth attacks, Hillary Clinton said in an interview what while she is appreciative for the defense, she thinks her record "speak for itself."

"My husband was very sweet today," Clinton said in an interview with PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill that was taped on Tuesday night. "But I don’t need anybody to defend my record, I think my record speaks for itself."

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Colorado • Hillary Clinton
Bill Clinton on Hillary's 2016 decision: 'I’m a bit player'
June 24th, 2014
10:03 AM ET
2 months ago

Bill Clinton on Hillary's 2016 decision: 'I’m a bit player'

Washington (CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton is not known for being detached from big decisions. But when it comes to whether his wife will run for the White House in 2016, the former president said he would play a small role.

"Like I said, I'm a bit player," Bill Clinton told the Denver Post on Monday, "and whatever she wants to do is fine with me."

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton says Rand Paul will be 'fair game'
June 10th, 2014
10:47 AM ET
2 months ago

Hillary Clinton says Rand Paul will be 'fair game'

(CNN) - Hillary Clinton responded to Sen. Rand Paul's recent argument that Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky is a liability to Democrats as well as a potential White House run by Hillary Clinton.

In an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer that aired Monday night, the former first lady was asked about his remarks.

"He can talk about whatever he wants to talk about," Clinton responded. "And if he decides to run, he'll be fair game too."

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton • Rand Paul
What's not in Hillary Clinton's memoir?
June 10th, 2014
01:10 AM ET
2 months ago

What's not in Hillary Clinton's memoir?

Washington(CNN) – How many ways can political reporters, pundits and book reviewers write that Hillary Clinton's memoir "Hard Choices" is devoid of salacious details or titillatingly news?

Many, apparently.

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June 9th, 2014
08:41 AM ET
2 months ago

Highlighting family's post-WH debt, Clinton defends paid speeches

Updated 1:00 p.m. ET, 6/9/2014

Washington (CNN) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended the fact she's reportedly made $5 million in speaking fees since leaving the State Department in early 2013 by arguing that her family "came out of the White House not only dead broke but in debt."

Clinton, pressed by ABC's Diane Sawyer in a clip of a larger interview that will air Monday night, added that her family had "no money" when they left the White House and "struggled to piece together the resources for mortgages for houses, for Chelsea's education."

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton
Bill Clinton’s farewell speech advice from Paul Begala
June 6th, 2014
05:04 PM ET
3 months ago

Bill Clinton’s farewell speech advice from Paul Begala

(CNN) – Paul Begala, a former senior adviser to President Bill Clinton and now a CNN contributor, wrote a draft of Clinton’s farewell speech, but said in a memo to the President that he didn’t include any mention of his wife, Hillary Clinton, and suggested Clinton himself should write that portion of the speech.

"The only thing I did not take a crack at is a nod to Senator-Elect Clinton. That has to come from your pen,” he wrote in the memo dated January 2, 2000.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton
More Clinton documents released
June 6th, 2014
03:03 PM ET
3 months ago

More Clinton documents released

(CNN) – A fifth batch of confidential memos, notes and other papers from the Clinton White House were released Friday by the William J. Clinton Presidential Library.

Collectively, the documents open a window into the Clinton years and cover a variety of topics, including the office of former first lady Hillary Clinton, who's now considered the overwhelming favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 if she decides to run.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton
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