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May 01, 2013 10:44 AM No, The President is not Being "Forced to Defend his Relevancy"

Ron Fournier: A president is in trouble when he’s forced to defend his relevancy, as Bill Clinton did 18 years ago, or to quote Mark Twain, as Barack Obama did today. “Rumors of my demise,” he said at a news...

By Jonathan Bernstein

September 06, 2012 11:27 AM Bill Clinton's Speech

I already did one item about Bill Clinton's speech, but I probably have more to say about it. Beyond that: I missed a couple of hours there, but from my twitter feed, it doesn't seem that I missed much; I got...

By Jonathan Bernstein

March 23, 2012 11:39 AM Titles

Did you see that the airport in Little Rock is being named after Bill and Hillary Clinton? Putting aside the obvious jokes (which I made on twitter yesterday, but it fell flat, which is why I feel compelled to mention...

By Jonathan Bernstein

May 02, 2011 11:00 AM There's No Evidence That Being Principled Wins Elections

George Packer writes: In the fall of 1995, a year after the Democrats had lost control of both houses of Congress in a devastating midterm sweep, Bill Clinton’s advisers were so worried that he would give in to draconian Republican...

By Andrew Gelman