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chelsea clinton to receive lifetime achievement honor


former first daughter chelsea clinton was announced wednesday as one of the recipients of a lifetime achievement award from entertainment outlet variety. but the announcement sparked outcries on social media over what the daughter of ex-president bill clinton and secretary of state hillary clinton had done to earn the achievement. the 37-year-old chelsea clinton was picked…






chelsea clinton: i'm not the person to defeat trump


washington — chelsea clinton says she doesn't have her sights on running for a public office, and has no intention of running against president donald trump in the next election.clinton tells "cbs this morning" of trump: "i'm definitely not the right person to defeat him in 2020."the younger clinton says her mother, who was trump's democratic opponent in 2016 — isn't focused on politics either. instead, she said, hillary clinton is writing a book and spending time with chelsea's two young children.asked whether a run for office is inevitable because her parents were both politicians, chelsea clinton would only say that everyone should be willing to fight for programs and policies they believe in. she said, "i hope that politics is in all of our dna."






hillary clinton may not return to her foundation


former secretary of state hillary clinton may not return to the clinton foundation after her loss to president donald trump in the 2016 election, the hill reported wednesday, citing sources close to the democrat. during the run up to the presidential election last year, clinton and the family-run foundation faced criticism over possible conflicts of interest.…






chelsea clinton: i’m not the person to defeat trump


washington — chelsea clinton says she doesn’t have her sights on running for a public office, and has no intention of running against president donald trump in the next election.clinton tells “cbs this morning” of trump: “i’m definitely not the right person to defeat him in 2020.”the younger clinton says her mother, who was trump’s democratic opponent in 2016 — isn’t focused on politics either. instead, she said, hillary clinton is writing a book and spending time with chelsea’s two young children.asked whether a run for office is inevitable because her parents were both politicians, chelsea clinton would only say that everyone should be willing to fight for programs and policies they believe in. she said, “i hope that politics is in all of our dna.”most read stories3-course dinners for $3






trump plans 'innovation' office to bring business ideas to government


in may, hillary clinton floated a proposal: if she was elected president, she would consider naming bill clinton as an economy czar responsible for aiding america's most impoverished communities. the blowback was swift, and within days she had backed off her two-for-one plan.bill clinton is far... (matthew dallek)






hillary clinton tells followers to ‘resist’


hillary clinton has given her most political speech since her u.s. presidential election defeat in november 2016, calling on her audience to “resist, insist, persist, enlist.” speaking at a diversity conference in san francisco, clinton encouraged attendees to “resist actions that go against our values as americans,” and said she would “be right there with you…






chelsea clinton joins expedia board of directors


new york — chelsea clinton is joining the board of directors of online travel booking site expedia.documents filed with securities regulators say the daughter of defeated u.s. presidential candidate hillary clinton has joined its 14-member board. the company is controlled by barry diller. chelsea clinton is also a director of another company that diller controls, iac/interactivecorp.expedia did not disclose how much she would be paid, but non-employee directors each earned more than $250,000 in 2015, according to the most recent regulatory filings.filings for iac say chelsea clinton is entitled to receive $300,000 in a mix of stock and cash each year for serving as a director.the expedia filing on friday came a day after publishers penguin young readers announced it will publish a children






hillary clinton to speak in father's pennsylvania hometown


scranton, pa. — hillary clinton will speak at a st. patrick's day event in her late father's pennsylvania hometown of scranton.the times-tribune of scranton (http://bit.ly/2kndp3j) reports the former democratic presidential candidate was tapped to be the keynote speaker for the society of irish women's annual dinner march 17.clinton's father grew up in scranton, and she spent summers at the family's cottage on nearby lake winola.members of the irish women's group say clinton was a great choice because she exemplifies what they stand for as strong women.the speech is one of several she is to deliver in the coming months, including a may 26 commencement address at her alma mater, wellesley college in massachusetts.clinton's roots are mostly english and welsh, though former president bill cli






rumors persist about chelsea clinton’s political career


in the wake of her mother’s shocking loss in the 2016 presidential election, chelsea clinton’s public profile has risen, which has led to suggestions she could mount a political career of her own. politico reported on clinton’s increasingly pointed twitter account monday while the new york post ran an editorial over the weekend titled, “god help…






hillary clinton says she supported more aggressive action in syria


new york -- hillary clinton said she supported more aggressive action in syria while she was secretary of state, and spoke out about what she believes the u.s. should do about the worsening crisis. she addressed the issue in what was billed as her first public interview since her election defeat, at tina brown’s women in the world summit thursday in new york.clinton said that during president obama’s first term, she and then-cia director leon panetta had created “a plan to move aggressively to provide backup to what i thought would be a one-sided battle — this was before isis.”“i believed then, that we should’ve done more at that point,” clinton said. “these are not easy decisions that’s why you want to get the best info you can ... i then did promote a no-fly zone, i still believe we shou






chelsea clinton joins expedia board of directors


new york (ap) — chelsea clinton is joining the board of directors of online travel booking site expedia.documents filed with securities regulators say the daughter of defeated u.s. presidential candidate hillary clinton has joined its 14-member board. the company is controlled by barry diller. chelsea clinton is also a director of another company that diller controls, iac/interactivecorp.expedia did not disclose how much she would be paid, but non-employee directors each earned more than $250,000 in 2015, according to the most recent regulatory filings.filings for iac say chelsea clinton is entitled to receive $300,000 in a mix of stock and cash each year for serving as a director.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the expedia filing on friday came a day after publis






hillary clinton says she supported more aggressive action in syria


new york -- hillary clinton said supported more aggressive action in syria while she was secretary of state, and spoke out about what she believes the u.s. should do about the worsening crisis. she addressed the issue in what was billed as her first public interview since her election defeat, at tina brown’s women in the world summit thursday in new york.clinton said that during president obama’s first term, she and then-cia director leon panetta had created “a plan to move aggressively to provide backup to what i thought would be a one-sided battle — this was before isis.”“i believed then, that we should’ve done more at that point,” clinton said. “these are not easy decisions that’s why you want to get the best info you can ... i then did promote a no-fly zone, i still believe we should’v






hillary clinton reemerging on national stage


hillary clinton is scheduled to mark international women’s day with a speech tonight at the kennedy center in washington. it will be at a ceremony for vital voices, a women’s leadership group she founded. she’s also slated to deliver this year’s commencement address at her alma mater wellesley college. her public schedule is sending a signal, perhaps, that she plans to remain involved in the issues she holds dear, reports cbs news correspondent jan crawford. the former senator and secretary of state accepted an award tuesday for her work advocating for women.“i’ve had my ups and my downs. in the last months, i’ve done my share of sleeping. a little soul searching and reflecting,” clinton said.  longtime friend mack mclarty said clinton is working on a new book while pondering her next move






hillary clinton reemerging on national stage


hillary clinton is scheduled to mark international women’s day with a speech tonight at the kennedy center in washington. it will be at a ceremony for vital voices, a women’s leadership group she founded. she’s also slated to deliver this year’s commencement address at her alma mater wellesley college. her public schedule is sending a signal, perhaps, that she plans to remain involved in the issues she holds dear, reports cbs news correspondent jan crawford. the former senator and secretary of state accepted an award tuesday for her work advocating for women.“i’ve had my ups and my downs. in the last months, i’ve done my share of sleeping. a little soul searching and reflecting,” clinton said.  longtime friend mack mclarty said clinton is working on a new book while pondering her next move






chelsea clinton gives the same non-answer to the one question everyone asks


“i am not running for public office.” sounds pretty definitive, right? coming from chelsea clinton, it’s not.recently clinton, heir apparent to her parents’ political dynasty, sat down with variety to put the persistent rumour of her eventual run for office to rest. clinton will be honored by variety at the magazine’s annual power of women: new york luncheon in april.sure, clinton answered the question in the manner she usually does. by first denying that she’d ever run, then being shocked anyone would even ask, followed by praising her current elected officials, and then at the very end leaving the door open to the possibility which, of course, brings us back to the beginning.first the clear-cut denial: “hi, i’m chelsea clinton and one thing you may not know about me is that i am not runn






chelsea clinton joins expedia board


the former first daughter, currently vice chair of the clinton foundation, joins an expanded board at the bellevue-based online travel company.chelsea clinton has joined expedia’s board of directors.clinton, vice chair of the clinton foundation and former first daughter, becomes the 14th member of the board of the bellevue-based online travel company, according to documents filed friday with the securities and exchange commission. the company expanded its board from 13 directors to make a spot for clinton, the filing says.clinton received 1,930 restricted stock units which vest over three years starting next march, the company reported. at the current price of expedia stock, $131 per share, those are worth more than $252,000.prior to working at the clinton foundation, she worked as an asso






chelsea clinton kills the rumors: "i am not running"


chelsea clinton addressed rumors that she may run for congress or another public office in an interview published wednesday in variety — it’s not happening.“i am not running for public office,” 37-year-old clinton told the entertainment magazine. clinton’s name was floated far and wide by political pundits as a potential candidate for public office in the wake of her mother’s unexpected loss in the 2016 presidential election. the younger clinton has boosted her own public presence in recent years, serving as vice chair on the clinton foundation and giving speeches at universities and other venues. “i really am constantly surprised by the stories of me running for, fill in the blank — congress, senate, city council, the presidency,” clinton told variety. “i really find this all rather hyste






grassley refuses to stop fighting against hillary clinton — demands more info fr


sen. chuck grassley (r-ia) wants to know what former sec. hillary clinton’s security clearance level is. as a former president, her husband bill clinton gets the security briefing, but she does not. despite republicans giving up on the benghazi hearings and the email controversy having found absolutely no evidence of laws broken, grassley is not giving up on clinton. according to the hill, grassley wants to know if clinton or her staffers still have any kind of clearance access. clinton has not been at the state department for four years. “any other government workers who engaged in such serious offenses would, at a minimum, have their clearances suspended pending an investigation. the failure to do so has given the public the impression that secretary clinton and her associates received s






sanders defends trump supporters, criticizes democrats


donald trump supporters are not racist “deplorables” and hillary clinton and the democratic party are to blame for november’s shock election defeat: so said clinton’s defeated primary challenger sen. bernie sanders during a rally in boston friday night. in a comment seized upon by the trump campaign, clinton famously said in september that half of trump’s…






your poll numbers are now better than hillary clinton’s – the denver post


by aaron blake,the washington postpresident donald trump has had a trying first six weeks as president. but at least americans don’t seem to have buyer’s remorse.as hillary clinton makes her reemergence with a speech at the kennedy center in washington on wednesday night, a new poll shows her with her worst image numbers ever. the suffolk university poll shows that just 35 percent of registered voters have a favorable opinion of clinton, compared with 55 percent who have an unfavorable one.the same poll, meanwhile, shows trump – for the first time ever – in significantly better shape than clinton: 45 percent favorable and 47 percent unfavorable.even as trump beat clinton in the 2016 election, his image numbers were often worse than hers, and he, of course, wound up losing the popular vote,






hillary clinton posts about international women’s day


amid protests across the country for gender equality that largely oppose president donald trump and his policies, former democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton posted her thoughts on international women’s day to twitter wednesday. she shared a story focused on female empowerment. clinton shared a viral tweet from a user with the handle @smlxist that read, “my…






hillary clinton says she won't run for public office again


hillary clinton said she doesn’t intend to run for elected office again, but vowed to remain involved in public service and to help democrats regain control of congress in the 2018 election.in her first postelection interview, clinton alluded to the pain of her loss of the presidency to donald trump, hinting that there were times she didn’t want to get out of bed.“the aftermath of the election was so devastating,” clinton said thursday during the women in the world summit hosted by tina brown at new york’s lincoln center. “i had to make up my mind i was going to get out of bed, yes; i was going to take walks in the woods, yes.“as a person, i’m ok. as an american, i’m pretty worried," said clinton.hillary clinton reacts to applause as she arrives on stage at lincoln center.mary altaffer / a






chelsea clinton joins expedia board


the former first daughter, currently vice chair of the clinton foundation, joins an expanded board at the bellevue-based online travel company.chelsea clinton has joined expedia’s board of directors.clinton, vice chair of the clinton foundation and former first daughter, becomes the 14th member of the board of the bellevue-based online travel company, according to documents filed friday with the securities and exchange commission. the company expanded its board from 13 directors to make a spot for clinton, the filing says.clinton received 1,930 restricted stock units which vest over three years starting next march, the company reported. at the current price of expedia stock, $131 per share, those are worth more than $252,000.that’s on top of an annual retainer of $45,000 that non-employee






hillary clinton to speak in father's pennsylvania hometown


scranton, pa. — hillary clinton has been selected to speak at a st. patrick's day event in her late father's pennsylvania hometown of scranton.the times-tribune of scranton (http://bit.ly/2kndp3j ) reports the former democratic presidential candidate is to be the keynote speaker for the society of irish women's annual dinner march 17.clinton's father grew up in scranton and she spent summers at the family's cottage on nearby lake winola.her last appearance in scranton was aug. 15, during her unsuccessful campaign against republican donald trump.the speech is one of several clinton is scheduled to deliver in the coming months, including a commencement address may 26 at her alma mater, wellesley college in massachusetts.






hillary clinton returns to the spotlight in signature style — with caution


hillary clinton is playing to form as she edges her way back into the spotlight, choosing venues cautiously, picking words deliberately and all but ignoring president trump’s ongoing twitter attacks against her, months after he beat the democratic presidential nominee.but just like donald trump, the rest of the nation still appears preoccupied with the former secretary of state.her bolder wardrobe and new coiffure rated a vanity fair analysis. a new indie film has been inspired by stories the clintons told during the campaign of her gap year in alaska, where she said she worked in a cannery scooping eggs out of slimy fish. (like all flattering clinton anecdotes, the veracity of this one has its challengers on the right.)films, tv shows and books inspired by clinton’s historic electoral mel






then and now: see model tyler clinton, bill and hillary clinton’s nephew, grown


twenty-two year-old tyler clinton, nephew of hillary and bill clinton, is now a full-fledged male model. the son of president clinton’s half-brother, roger clinton jr., has signed with img. the news was posted on img’s instagram page on tuesday evening.the young clinton has just under 3,500 followers on instagram as of press time and only 81 posts, though his brand-new contract (and notoriety) likely means that won’t stay the same for long. curiously, tyler’s account is listed as a “non-profit organization” by the social media site.a deep dive into tyler’s instagram yields no photos of his aunt in action this past election season, but he does have a few photos with “uncle bill” — one of the two of them from february, tagged in chappaqua, n.y., is captioned simply “boys day.”https://www.ins






chelsea clinton selected as ‘impact honoree’ by variety for humanitarian work


chelsea clinton and a select group of women will be honored next month in new york as variety’s lifetime impact honorees for humanitarian work. variety magazine and the lifetime television network will pay tribute on april 21 to mrs. clinton and five other women for their philanthropic endeavors. the 37-year-old will attend the power of women:…






dems see disparity in handling of clinton, russia inquiries


washington — democrats are criticizing the fbi over its refusal to discuss potential contacts between russian officials and associates of president donald trump.they say the bureau's tight-lipped approach and its public disclosures about hillary clinton's emails during the fractious election reflect a double standard.distinctions between the two matters could help explain why they're being treated differently.but critics of the fbi's approach say director james comey set a precedent with his unusually public accounting of the clinton email case that roiled the final stretch of the presidential race. congressional democrats and former clinton aides who seethed at the fbi's actions last year say they're upset a law enforcement organization that so publicly discussed one probe didn't even hin






hillary clinton's unexpected new ally in e-mail investigation: donald trump


david goldman, associated press filedonald trump and hillary clinton appear at an oct. 19, 2016, presidential debate in las vegas.after the “lock her up” campaign of 2016, president donald trump’s administration has an unexpected message for those still investigating hillary clinton’s e-mails: shut it down.trump made clear after the election that he had no appetite to go after clinton legally, and on monday his administration went further: his justice department went to court to fight those still going after clinton.two conservative legal groups were in federal court in washington on monday morning to compel the release of more clinton e-mails. and the trump administration was on the other side.“it is moot,” said justice department lawyer carol federighi, telling judge james e. boasberg of






"resist, insist, persist, enlist": hillary clinton speech targets trump


apmarch 28, 2017, 11:37 pmformer secretary of state hillary clinton gestures while speaking before the professional businesswomen of california tuesday, march 28, 2017, in san francisco. clinton is in san francisco for one of her first public speeches since losing the 2016 presidential race. ap photo/ben margot san francisco -- a spirited hillary clinton took on the trump administration tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country’s republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top administration positions. cracking jokes about her november defeat and her months out of the limelight since, clinton spoke to thousands of businesswomen in san francisco, joking there was no place she’d r






to fight woman’s defamation claim, trump cites the bill clinton-paula jones case


president trump is citing bill clinton’s famous sexual harassment battle in his effort to block a california woman’s lawsuit claiming trump lied about groping her in the beverly hills hotel in 2007.problem is, clinton lost that bid for legal immunity when the supreme court ruled unanimously in 1997 that the chief executive is not shielded from responding to a civil suit regarding his private behavior.






commentary: the odd persistence of clinton inc.


the clintons, america’s foremost would-be presidential dynasty, are apparently sticking around. chelsea clinton has new children’s book in the works. it’s called “she persisted,” a title provided by kid favorite mitch mcconnell. chelsea also has a twitter account with over 1.5 million followers – some of whom, we must assume, are actual living human beings. her tweets, politico tells us, are proof of a “spicy and sarcastic online personality” that has emerged since her mother’s defeat.but it’s not just chelsea; hillary persists as well. she said last week that she wants to “come out of the woods” and rejoin public life. there are also now at least two movies in production about her life, and that’s not including the various dramatizations of the 2016 election we’ve been threatened with. on






cnn’s poppy harlow squashes gop intel official who says russia ‘favored’ clinton


cnn host poppy harlow was forced to correct michael allen, the house intelligence committee staff director, on thursday after he insisted that the russian government preferred hillary clinton over donald trump in the 2016 presidential election.during a discussion about the senate intelligence committee’s hearing into russian involvement in the u.s. elections, allen described the effort as “an educational series of hearings — maybe even historic — as we as a country try and wake up and look at what russia is doing.”“they are working against the united states across the world,” he continued. “and while they may have favored hillary clinton over president trump, they still aren’t all of the sudden looking to be friendly with the united states.”“who may have favored hillary clinton?” harlow in






hillary clinton trolls trump on his court losses: '3-0'


former democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton appeared to deliver a burn against president trump on thursday over his defeat in court: clinton was presumably referring to the unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals. eric holder, the former u.s. attorney general under president obama, also weighed in with a "3-0." he added the hashtag #thankyousally and a p o of former acting attorney general sally yates, whom trump fired after she refused to defend the travel ban.






chelsea clinton to release new children's book: 'she persisted'


chelsea clinton speaks in new york in september 2016. (photo: mark lennihan, ap)chelsea clinton has written a new book, with a title that plays off the now infamous words of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell.the children's book she persisted will feature the stories of girls and women "who didn't take no for an answer," clinton tweeted.according to entertainment weekly, the title of the book is a reference to mcconnell's response for invoking a little-known rule to silence sen. elizabeth warren while she was critiquing then-senator jeff sessions and his nomination for attorney general."she was warned," mcconnell said. "she was given an explanation. nevertheless, she persisted."mcconnell's response has since become something of a battle cry for the feminist movement.read more:women are






chelsea clinton to release new children's book: 'she persisted'


chelsea clinton speaks in new york in september 2016. (photo: mark lennihan, ap)chelsea clinton has written a new book, with a title that plays off the now infamous words of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell.the children's book she persisted will feature the stories of girls and women "who didn't take no for an answer," clinton tweeted.according to entertainment weekly, the title of the book is a reference to mcconnell's response for invoking a little-known rule to silence sen. elizabeth warren while she was critiquing then-senator jeff sessions and his nomination for attorney general."she was warned," mcconnell said. "she was given an explanation. nevertheless, she persisted."mcconnell's response has since become something of a battle cry for the feminist movement.read more:women are






chelsea clinton to release new children's book: 'she persisted'


chelsea clinton speaks in new york in september 2016. (photo: mark lennihan, ap)chelsea clinton has written a new book, with a title that plays off the now infamous words of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell.the children's book she persisted will feature the stories of girls and women "who didn't take no for an answer," clinton tweeted.according to entertainment weekly, the title of the book is a reference to mcconnell's response for invoking a little-known rule to silence sen. elizabeth warren while she was critiquing then-senator jeff sessions and his nomination for attorney general."she was warned," mcconnell said. "she was given an explanation. nevertheless, she persisted."mcconnell's response has since become something of a battle cry for the feminist movement.read more:women are






female officers in high demand at st. paul police department


allison rogers knew she wanted to be a police officer, but others had their concerns: did she consider teaching instead? had she seen the most recent news articles about officers who were killed in the line of duty?so rogers pursued a degree in corrections instead.“i had a lot of people telling me i wouldn’t want to be in the profession,” said rogers. “more out of fear than that it wasn’t a noble profession. i’m a pretty small … i’m 5-foot-1. with my boots, i’m 5-3.”in her second year at minnesota state university, mankato, she gained the confidence to switch tracks to law enforcement after speaking with an officer from her hometown of waseca, minn., where she served as a police reserve. on a recent urday morning, rogers, 23, was among 88 people who packed an informational meeting at the n