Clinton tries to turn the tables as Benghazi hearing approaches

Ahead of high-stakes testimony this week before the Republican-led House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks, former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton is trying to turn the tables by highlighting the rest of her well-regarded tenure as chief U.S. diplomat. Her campaign is releasing a video highlight reel from her State Department service Monday that includes endorsements and testimonials from […]

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Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his casino

Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump’s doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate. The appearance at a boisterous rally of the politically potent Culinary Workers Union was a win-win for Clinton, letting her signal her support for an influential union while taking aim at the Democratic party’s favorite foil. […]

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Clinton Emails Became the New Focus of Benghazi Inquiry

When the House select committee investigating the 2012 attacks on American government outposts in Benghazi, Libya, was created, Democrats immediately criticized it as a partisan effort to damage the political fortunes of Hillary Rodham Clinton. But Representative Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican and former federal prosecutor who is the committee’s chairman, told Fox News at the time: “I have […]

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Clinton joins Democrats against Pacific trade deal

Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined her Democratic presidential rivals in opposing President Barack Obama’s Pacific trade deal, delivering a major blow to a Democratic president as she works to court her party’s liberal base. The now-united opposition from the Democratic presidential field leaves Obama in the uncomfortable position of watching a Democratic presidential debate next week in which none of […]

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Clinton wins backing of powerful teachers union

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign has picked up the endorsement of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest labor union. The NEA has 3 million members, and its backing gives Clinton a boost in her competitive Democratic primary race against Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The announcement caps a week in which Sanders announced he had raised nearly as much money […]

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Clinton calls for ‘sensible gun control measures’

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for new gun control measures in the wake of a mass shooting at a community college in Oregon. “Another devastating shooting. We need sensible gun control measures to save lives, and I will do everything I can to achieve that,” Clinton tweeted. Clinton said after a campaign event in Massachusetts that the country must “get […]

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Hillary Clinton Email Inquiry Weighs if Aides Erred at ‘Send’

The email described a deteriorating situation in Libya, with snipers shooting people in the streets as rebels tried to unseat President Muammar el-Qaddafi and worried American diplomats in the midst of a “phased checkout” from Benghazi. It arrived in the private email account of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, one Sunday morning in April 2011, with unforeseen consequences. That […]

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