May 15th, 2014
09:42 AM ET
4 months ago

On the comeback trail with help from the Clintons

Philadelphia (CNN) – It's a large district in and around Philadelphia. It's not a swing seat; it's a safe Democratic stronghold-not a nailbiter. But in this midterm election, the 13th Congressional District race has attracted some national attention and some rock star fundraisers: Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Why such attention and star power? Because the candidate is Marjorie Margolies: related by marriage to the Clintons and tied to the former President by history.

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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton • Pennsylvania
May 7th, 2014
06:41 PM ET
4 months ago

Lynne Cheney: Partisanship is a Madisonian principle

(CNN) – Lynne Cheney has spent decades studying and admiring the nation's fourth president, James Madison.

Her new book, "James Madison: A Life Reconsidered" is a labor of political admiration that began five years ago and culminated in a historical journey in which Madison, the father of the Constitution, also becomes a prophet of productive conservatism.

She considers his impact generally under-appreciated but incredibly profound.

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Filed under: Uncategorized
April 24th, 2014
08:19 PM ET
5 months ago

2016: A Bush-Clinton rematch?

Washington (CNN) – Two families, two political parties - one family business.

It's hard to understate the depth of the Bush-Clinton impact on American politics. Think of it this way: For 32 years, there was either a Bush or a Clinton in the White House or the Cabinet. And in 2016, the families could be competing again - in a Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton face off.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Jeb Bush