Sunday, March 18, 2007
"We have to have leadership again that asks us to step up and show the world who Americans are and what we can do," said Clinton, who met with mostly female supporters at a breakfast hosted by U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, and then spoke at Wesley African Methodist Episcopal Church.
She acknowledged that the Lone Star state is a Republican stronghold but said, "I love Texas too much to leave it to the other side."
Clinton, who leads her Democratic contenders in polls, praised the diversity of her party's candidates, referring to Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois, who is black, and Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico, who is Hispanic.
Friday, March 16, 2007
Clinton has a lead of about 15 percent, followed by Sen. Barack Obama in second place and former Vice President Al Gore and John Edwards tied for third.
If Gore sticks to his decision not to run, Clinton's lead would grow even larger, poll results show. (Interactive:View the poll results)
A recent CBS News/New York Times poll showed the public expects a Democratic candidate to win in 2008 by a more than 2-to-1 ratio. Democrats are overwhelmingly confident of victory, with 78 percent predicting their party will win. (Read the complete results document -- PDF)
Clinton seemed to best Obama at a forum sponsored by the International Assn. of Fire Fighters, winning repeated cheers, whistles and applause.
The presidential candidate also said she will soon reintroduce legislation to modernize the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Clinton said she also favors raising FHA loan limits for high-income areas to help more low-income home buyers.
"I also propose a stop to prepayment penalties designed to trap borrowers," Clinton said in a speech to the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Date: Saturday March 17, 2007
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Wesley AME Church, 2209 Dowling
U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton will be in Houston on Saturday, March 17th. The presidential hopeful will conduct a townhall meeting at Wesley A.M.E. Church. This event is open to the public and will be held at Wesley AME Church, 2209 Dowling, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
Event Coordinators for this event are Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram and Carl Davis for more information please contact Carl Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Tuesday, March 13, 2007
March 13, 2007 — In an exclusive interview to air Wednesday morning, March 14, on "Good Morning America," Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, for the first time called for the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
"The buck should stop somewhere," Clinton told ABC News senior political correspondent Jake Tapper, "and the attorney general — who still seems to confuse his prior role as the president's personal attorney with his duty to the system of justice and to the entire country — should resign.
Friday, March 9, 2007
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Geraldine Ferraro, who in 1984 became America's first female vice-presidential candidate, has organized a "rapid reaction force" of prominent women who will defend Mrs Clinton on TV networks.
Madeleine Albright, the former Secretary of State, and Billie Jean King, the tennis champion and campaigner for women's rights, are being touted as members of the team.
All three women made breakthroughs in their own fields, while Miss Albright has also helped to raise $1 million.
Tuesday, March 6, 2007
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Monday, March 5, 2007
Beginning with an evening event attended by more than 500 people at the University of Dubuque, Clinton's two-day stop in the leadoff caucus state was tightly controlled and not yet the retail campaign she promised when she launched her campaign in January.
"I have some goals. One of them is we're going to have universal health care coverage," the New York senator said, prompting loud cheers from the capacity crowd on the Dubuque campus.
Sunday, March 4, 2007
Clinton, a Democratic presidential candidate, said stock losses spurred by a plunge in Chinese shares this week illustrated the vulnerability of the U.S. economy. In a Feb. 28 letter to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, she said the U.S. can ``too easily be held hostage'' to economic decisions made in foreign capitals.
"The level of our public debt that is now held by central banks and foreign governments is a problem,'' Clinton said in an appearance on the CNBC television channel yesterday. "I don't want the administration to ignore this wakeup call.''
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Friday, March 2, 2007
State Democratic Party Vice Chairman Joe Reed says the Democratic presidential candidate has added a Montgomery stop to her Alabama schedule.
She will have breakfast with about 50 Democratic leaders at the Embassy Suites Hotel at 8:30 a-m. After the breakfast, she will travel to Selma to participate in the annual event commemorating when voting rights marchers were attacked by state troopers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965.
According to The Miami Herald, Timbaland will host the fundraiser on Mar. 31, the last day of the first-quarter fund-raising period for Presidential candidates.
Former United States President Bill Clinton is also scheduled to appear at the fundraiser, which costs $1,000 per-person to attend.