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Hillary Rodham Clinton listens as Jeb Bush speaks before the presentation of the 2013 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton listens as Jeb Bush speaks before the presentation of the 2013 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia.

Bush-Clinton, Read My Lips — ‘Hard Choices’ Redux

First Bush, then Clinton. Then Bush, and now Clinton again? The scenario itself is not new. Hillary Clinton faced it before, in 2008 (in today’s edition of look how young they all looked): Yet the first time the nation confronted...

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Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Hillary Clinton: ‘A Little Bit Crazy to Run for President’

Written with Lisa Lerer, updated at 1:25 and 6 pm EDT Hillary Clinton, who’s been having trouble explaining her wealth in a series of  interviews as part of her book tour, says she can handle herself just fine. She doesn’t...

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Fans meet Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Fans meet Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Hillary Clinton: More ‘Downton Abbey’ than America?

Updated 6/23 at 8:50 am EDT ”Through dint of hard work,” Hillary Clinton says, she and husband Bill Clinton have made a lot of money — yet pay taxes the way ordinary Americans do: On their actual earnings. The ability...

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Former President George H. W. Bush makes his eighth parachute jump to mark his 90th birthday on June 12, 2014.

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Former President George H. W. Bush makes his eighth parachute jump to mark his 90th birthday on June 12, 2014.

George H.W. Bush: The Film

Former President George H. W. Bush turns the big 9-0 today and is marking the occasion with one of his favorite pastimes: Skydiving. It’s a wonderful day in Maine — in fact, nice enough for a parachute jump. — George...

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President Barack Obama, center, with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, left, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in this April 11, 2010 file photo in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, center, with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, left, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in this April 11, 2010 file photo in Washington, DC.

Emanuel to Clinton: ‘Dead Broke, Really?’

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former top adviser to both Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, chided Hillary Clinton today for comments this week about her family’s financial struggles in the 1990s. “I’ve been reading lot about the kickoff of...

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Copies of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new book 'Hard Choices' at a book signing on June 10, 2014 in New York City.

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Copies of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new book 'Hard Choices' at a book signing on June 10, 2014 in New York City.

Clinton’s Damage Control: ‘Different’ Yet ‘Same’ as Many Americans

Hillary Clinton, promoting her “Hard Choices” memoir, already faces some damage control for comments about how hard-up she and former President Bill Clinton were leaving office. “We came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in debt,” the...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference on April 10, 2014 in Las Vegaa.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference on April 10, 2014 in Las Vegaa.

Clintonspeak: Wishing Lewinsky, Rove Well

Clintonspeak Lesson #1: Wishing someone well is the diplomatic way of telling him of her to take a long walk off a short pier. Asked by ABC News’s Diane Sawyer about Republican political strategist Karl Rove saying that Hillary Clinton...

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, shares a laugh with husband and former U.S. President Bill Clinton, after he introduced her during the Clinton Global Initiative CGI America meeting in Chicago.

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, shares a laugh with husband and former U.S. President Bill Clinton, after he introduced her during the Clinton Global Initiative CGI America meeting in Chicago.

Eat With The Clintons? This Dinner Costs $25,000

Donors will fork over $25,000 per couple to eat dinner with Bill and Hillary Clinton at their Washington home on Sept. 8, according to an invitation obtained by Bloomberg News. The pricey meal with the former president and former secretary...

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was presented the Department of Defense's highest award for public service at the Pentagon on Feb. 14, 2013.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was presented the Department of Defense's highest award for public service at the Pentagon on Feb. 14, 2013.

Clinton Memoir: ABC Gets First Talk, HRC Gets Prime-Time

ABC News’s Diane Sawyer has won the Hillary Clinton memoir sweepstakes, landing a one-on-one “Primetime Special” interview with the former secretary of state that will air June 9, the night before her book’s release. Clinton, widely viewed as the (still undeclared) front-runner for...

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