(CNN) - Sen. Claire McCaskill says she's supporting an independent political action committee that's urging Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016.
The Democrat from Missouri Tuesday apparently became the first member of Congress to officially back the Ready for Hillary PAC.
(CNN) – In a rare bipartisan sit-down, former President Bill Clinton on Friday praised Republican Chris Christie–and his famous fleece–for the New Jersey governor’s continued rebuilding efforts following Superstorm Sandy.
“The enduring image most Americans have of you is standing there in your jacket, grieving with your people, working with them and working with the president,” Clinton said to Christie during an onstage discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Chicago.
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(CNN) – Months after leaving her role as America's top foreign diplomat, Hillary Clinton is diving back into a domestic public advocacy role at the foundation started by her husband and recently re-named to include the entire Clinton family.
The Too Small to Fail initiative will promote research into early childhood development and promote scientific findings to parents and caregivers, with a goal of improving the formative years of American children. Hillary Clinton announced the project during an appearance at the Clinton Global Initiative’s meeting in Chicago later Friday.
Updated at 12:39 p.m. ET on Thursday 6/13
Chicago (CNN) - Hillary Clinton burst back onto the political scene Thursday, delivering an expansive speech that kicked off the two-day Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Chicago.
In her remarks, the former secretary of state formally announced the group her husband founded more than a decade ago would be renamed to include both herself and daughter Chelsea, making it the official family business. And she described in relative detail the three areas she'll focus on at the organization: early childhood development, expanding opportunities for women and girls, and improving economic development around the world.
(CNN) – Senior State Department and Diplomatic Security officials may have covered up or stopped investigations of inappropriate or even criminal misconduct by staff, according to an internal memo from the department's Office of the Inspector General.
The timeline surrounding the allegations places the incidents during former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's tenure, opening the possibility that a widening scandal might taint both her record and her possible political aspirations. Clinton has also taken heat for the department's response to the September 2012 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya.FULL STORY
Update 12:21 p.m. ET on Tuesday 6/11: That didn't take long. Only 24 hours after unlocking her profile, Clinton has gained more than 300,000 followers on Twitter, and issued her inaugural tweet:
The names she cites are the founders of the popular "Texts from Hillary" blog, which went viral using the photo that now serves as Clinton's profile pic.
Washington (CNN) - Three national polls out over the past two weeks indicate the same thing - that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's favorable rating is dropping.
But two things: If you're surprised by the slippage, don't be. And while edging down, Clinton's favorable ratings are still firmly in positive territory.
(CNN) – Another national poll indicates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's favorable rating among Americans has slipped.
According to the Bloomberg Poll released Friday, 58% of Americans said they have a positive view of the former first lady and senator from New York, down 12 percentage points from December.
(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were among those who spoke candidly and cracked a few jokes at the funeral of their former friend and colleague Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who passed away this week at the age of 89.
Speaking at the service in Manhattan, Biden reflected on his time serving with the New Jersey Democrat in the Senate and recounted their shared fondness for Amtrak. One time when the then-senator was hustling to catch Amtrak back to Delaware, he ran to the train only to hear a conductor tell him there was no need to rush.
Updated 5:45 p.m. ET on 6/4
(CNN) - Hillary Clinton - former first lady, senator, and secretary of state - may have a future as a television executive.
Speaking to an audience of fashion industry bigwigs Monday in New York, Clinton offered a pitch for Bravo, the television network that's the original home to "Project Runway" (the show now airs on Lifetime).