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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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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, along with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton tour the Memorial Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, on May 15, 2014, in New York.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, along with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton tour the Memorial Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, on May 15, 2014, in New York.

9/11 Museum Dedication: Bush, Absent: ‘Evil is Real’

Three days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2011, then-President George W. Bush traveled to the wreckage of the World Trade Center with a message for the world. The president, standing on the rubble of Ground Zero, grabbed a...

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Former President Bill Clinton during the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 9, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

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Former President Bill Clinton during the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 9, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

Bill Clinton: Corporate Tax Reform, for Starters

Bill Clinton is nothing if not pragmatic. On the debate about illegal immigration, he says: “A lot of those people are here anyway, and if you legalize them they will pay taxes… and you will have more balance.” “I think...

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Nigel Parry and Monica Lewinsky during Opening Night Party for Nigel Parry's 'Blunt Exhibition' Hosted by Men's Health in this Dec. 5, 2006 file photo in New York City.

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Nigel Parry and Monica Lewinsky during Opening Night Party for Nigel Parry's 'Blunt Exhibition' Hosted by Men's Health in this Dec. 5, 2006 file photo in New York City.

Lewinsky: Clinton Relationship ‘Consensual,’ Regretted

“It’s time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress,” Monica Lewinsky, the onetime White House intern who did have sex with that president, says in an article that Vanity Fair is promoting. “I, myself, deeply regret what happened...

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, right, speaks while Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, left, with daughter Chelsea Clinton during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, right, speaks while Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, left, with daughter Chelsea Clinton during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.

Chelsea Clinton Putting a Grandmother in Play in 2016?

Updated April 18 at 10:20 am EDT Chelsea Clinton, the only child of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, announced that she is pregnant. Marc and I are so thrilled to be expecting our first child...

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Political strategist Dick Morris addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition on June 3, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Political strategist Dick Morris addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition on June 3, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Clinton Speech That Wasn’t: ‘Mother’ No Adjective — in ‘Your Walkman’

Jim Warren has gone wading into the swamp of the released papers at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock and come out with a speech the president could have given, had one of his wilder writers had his way....

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First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton responds to a gift of boxer shorts for the President from University of Colorado tri-executive president student Stephanie Ascher, left, in this March 14, 1995 file photo in Boulder, Co.

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First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton responds to a gift of boxer shorts for the President from University of Colorado tri-executive president student Stephanie Ascher, left, in this March 14, 1995 file photo in Boulder, Co.

The Selling of Hillary Clinton: `Aversion to the National Media’

Among the nuggets from a trove of memos released by the Clinton presidential library today is this Aug. 31, 1995, memo from Lisa Caputo, speaking of the best ways of appealing to women’s media and local markets — and noting...

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