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Donald Trump's Impact on the Crowded GOP Field and Bill Clinton & George Bush's Unusual Alliance

July 24, 2015
The Trump show continues by pulling other GOP candidates onto his stage, Hillary Clinton’s emails are getting another look, and two past presidents discuss the 2016 race.
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Bill Clinton and George W. Bush’s Plan for 2016

July 23, 2015
Michael Duffy, Nancy Gibbs | TIME
In an interview with TIME, the two former presidents reveal their views on the upcoming presidential campaign which could pit one's wife against another's brother. Plus, Bill Clinton defends his family's foundation, why Hillary Clinton never thought she'd be in politics and whether George W. Bush has designs on painting his predecessor's portrait
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2 Campaigns Reflect Social Shifts in U.S.

July 16, 2015
John Harwood | The New York Times
No former American first lady has ever sought her husband’s old job before. So the temptation to compare Clinton presidential campaigns — Bill’s in 1992 and Hillary’s now — is irresistible.
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Bill Clinton, There for You Till the Last Dog Dies

July 9, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Slate’s podcast about presidential campaign history explains how Bill Clinton earned the nickname the Comeback Kid during the 1992 Democratic primary.
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A 2016 theme emerges: Money, money, money, money, money

May 20, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Despite the blur of activity by innumerable candidates, the 2016 presidential campaign so far is a mostly shapeless enterprise, save for one dominant factor: the prominence of money in the narrative. More than anything, money has been the defining characteristic of the race, highlighted by the political and private activities of the brand names of Clinton and Bush.
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Hillary and the Burden of Clintonism

May 7, 2015
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Last week, in the first policy speech of her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton staked out a position on criminal-justice reform that was a direct repudiation of Bill Clinton's tough-on-crime policies.
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Obama's big Clinton moment

December 15, 2014
Todd Purdum | Politico
It’s practically a truism that the only way for a president without big majorities in Congress to get anything big passed is to anger his own party’s base. And history suggests that the short-term partisan pain usually produces more lasting political gain.
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