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.”
(CNN) - The personal writings of Diane Blair, a close friend and longtime confidant to Hillary Clinton, give insight into the former first lady's views on the Monica Lewinsky scandal, single-payer healthcare and foreign policy.
These 40 documents are just a sliver of the more than 109 boxes of documents that Blair's family donated to the University of Arkansas.
Updated 4:10 p.m. ET, 2/10/2014
Washington (CNN) - Hillary Clinton told a close friend that Monica Lewinsky was a "narcissistic loony toon," and also discussed in detail why she decided to forgive her husband for having an affair with the White House intern, according to documents penned by Diane Blair, a close friend and longtime confidant to the former first lady.
The contents of the documents, which are part of Blair’s papers housed at the University of Arkansas, were first reported by the Washington Free Beacon, a conservative website that posted the story late on Sunday night.
(CNN) - A new book set to release this week on Hillary Clinton includes an anecdote about the tension that arose when her husband, former President Bill Clinton, tried to edit one of her speeches.
And former Gen. David Petraeus, a Republican, is quoted in the book as saying Hillary Clinton would be a tremendous president.
Washington (CNN) - Deep down inside-and we mean way down, like behind his spleen-Secretary of State John Kerry has blue eyed soul. Really.
Back during his prep school days he laid down tracks for The Electras.
Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden sounded like someone who wants to be President when he spoke to CNN's "New Day" on Friday.
He talked about America's potential and its role as a global leader, as well as his commitment to helping the middle class. He never mentioned the overwhelming early favorite for the 2016 Democratic nomination - former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.FULL STORY
Dallas, Texas (CNN) - Ready for Hillary, the independent group laying groundwork for a potential Hillary Clinton presidential bid in 2016, will make its first public foray into the early primary state of South Carolina later this month with a fundraiser in the state capital of Columbia.
The low dollar event – like many Ready for Hillary fundraisers, the price of admission is just $20.16 – will be hosted by state Rep. Bakari Sellers “and special guests,” according to a copy of the Feb. 20 invitation obtained by CNN.
(CNN) – It was a crucial swing state that Barack Obama carried in both of his presidential election victories, but a new poll suggests that if Hillary Clinton's the Democratic nominee in 2016, she may have a challenge winning Colorado.
And a Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday also indicates that the George Washington Bridge controversy has hurt New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's standing with voters in the Centennial State.