Fayetteville, Arkansas (CNN) – Only a few people would feel at ease to send Hillary Clinton cartoon clippings. Diane Blair was one of them.
Throughout much of Bill Clinton's eight years in the White House, Blair - a political science professor and longtime Clinton friend - exchanged political and humor cartoons with the first lady. Nothing, it seemed, was too small or inconsequential to send back and forth.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Adapting a line from her mother, Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that shedding light on LGBTQ issues should be a major focus for human rights advocates this century.
"My mother has often said that the issue of women is the unfinished business of the 21st century,” she said of Hillary Clinton, the former New York senator and secretary of state. “That is certainly true. But so too are the issues of LGBTQ rights the unfinished business of the 21st century."
(CNN) - Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Hillary Clinton, should she decide to launch a campaign for the White House, will not be judged by her husband's record in the Oval Office.
"I don't think Bill Clinton is as relevant as Hillary Clinton if she decides to run for president," Romney said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."
(CNN) - Hillary Clinton's office had nothing to say this past week as GOP Sen. Rand Paul escalated his attacks on Bill Clinton's character and newly discovered diaries of a dear old friend offered glimpses of an angry and vengeful Mrs. Clinton during her husband's presidency.
But don’t for a second believe that no direct response means no response.
(CNN) – The longest-serving first lady also outranks the others who have held the title in integrity, accomplishments and public image.
At least when it comes to a survey of historians and experts on what best epitomizes the characteristics of a first lady: Eleanor Roosevelt is their choice.
(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave some insight Thursday into how she deals with her critics–some of whom, she added, aren't all that bad.
Speaking at an event about women and girls, Clinton said "it's important to learn how to take criticism seriously, but not personally."
Fayetteville, Arkansas (CNN) - Hillary Clinton, a woman who's held two of the highest offices in U.S. government, may have originally wanted to become a kindergarten teacher after her eight years as first lady.
The revelation was found in the copious notes and diary of Diane Blair, a close friend and confident to the former first lady.
Fayetteville, Arkansas (CNN) - Shortly before Hillary Clinton’s effort to pass health care reform died in the summer of 1994, the first lady asked a close friend and confidant for advice on “how best to preserve her general memories of the administration and of health care in particular.”
When asked why, according to the friend’s June 20, 1994, diary entry, Clinton said, “Revenge.”
(CNN) – Monica Lewinsky was the headline from newly accessed writings of a Hillary Clinton confidant, but a closer look at Diane Blair’s private notes reveal other personal struggles and frustrations.
These include how the former first lady coped with severe back pain from wearing heels and her belief that no one in her husband’s early White House, as Blair’s notes indicate, was “tough and mean enough.”