Hillary Clinton to dip her toe into domestic politics
September 23rd, 2013
06:17 PM ET
7 months ago

Hillary Clinton to dip her toe into domestic politics

Washington (CNN) – Expect former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to make a previously unannounced appearance to talk health care reform when President Obama and former President Bill Clinton discuss the issue at the Clinton Global Initiative Tuesday night, according to two Democrats aware planning for the event.

Health care was her signature policy issue as first lady, but as secretary of state she avoided domestic politics. This week will see her address issues closer to home in her new role as one of the nation's most public private citizens and as a possible 2016 candidate in waiting.
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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton
September 10th, 2013
07:41 PM ET
7 months ago

Obama’s Syria address a speechwriter’s tall order

Washington (CNN) – The hardest job in Washington today belongs to President Barack Obama’s speechwriters - they have to craft an address calling for a vote in Congress that Obama may or may not abide by, over a military strike the president may or may not need, for a war he’s said he prefers not to wage.

So how do you make that one sing?
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Filed under: Obama address • President Obama • Syria
Hillary Clinton to talk about Syria at White House
September 9th, 2013
11:45 AM ET
7 months ago

Hillary Clinton to talk about Syria at White House

Updated 9/9/2013 at 11:45am

(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will comment "very briefly" on the debate over potential U.S. military action in Syria when she's at the White House on Monday, according to a Clinton source.

Clinton, whose aide said last week she supported the president's decision to seek congressional authorization for strikes in Syria, is scheduled to appear Monday afternoon at a forum on wildlife trafficking, where she will speak on a variery of topics, including Syria.
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Syria