Posts tagged "hillary clinton"

Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding: 10 Things We Hope Happen

Generally, I’m not that enthused about weddings. But if I got an invite to Chelsea Clinton’s wedding to Marc Mezvinsky, I’d be there in a second. After a year of speculation, new details have finally emerged about the mega-party of the summer. It looks like it’ll be happening on July 31st. While people thought it’d…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 5, 2010

Would You Rather … Be Restricted To Gaga Or Hillary Clinton’s Wardrobe For The Rest Of Your Life?

Welcome to Would You Rather, a game in which we concoct hypothetical style dilemmas and ask you to choose which option’s worse.

Today’s challenge: Would you rather be restricted to Lady Gaga or Hillary Clinton’s wardrobe for the rest of your life. In a nutshell, the pants-less vs. the pantsuit. To consider: Lady Gaga…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 10, 2010

Quotable: Gloria Steinem’s Not Surprised Hillary Clinton Isn’t President

“I do think Hillary Clinton’s candidacy changed the atmosphere. I never for a moment thought a woman could win. It’s too soon. But I do think that her candidacy made it possible for many more people to imagine a woman president. How she got up every morning and took that much punishment, I don’t know.

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 10, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Might Be Dunzo In 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she would not serve another four years if President Obama is reelected in 2012, because she hopes to slow her pace and do more writing and teaching. “The whole eight [years] — that would be very challenging,” Clinton said. “It’s a 24/7 job and I think at some…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 28, 2010

Hillary Clinton: “We Cannot Accept The Ongoing Marginalization Of Half The World’s Population”

No one can deny Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been a longtime, committed supporter of the rights of women and girls globally—especially the right for women to plan their pregnancies. Clinton spoke this afternoon at the International Conference on Population and Development on the 15th anniversary of its historic Cairo summit, when 179 government…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 8, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton & Sarah Palin, The World’s Most Admired Women

I’m not surprised that according to a recent Gallup poll, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in the world (16 percent), but I am surprised that she nudged ahead of Sarah Palin for that position by just a hair (15 percent). Three women in the top five are all African-American—Oprah,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2009

Turns Out Hillary Clinton Is Way More Popular Than Barack Obama

It looks like Hillary Clinton may have won out over Barack Obama after all. Well, at least in the most recent approval polls—and we all know that life is really just one big popularity contest. A poll of news watchers showed that our Secretary of State has a 75% approval rating with only 21% disapproval.

By: Nikki Dowling / December 17, 2009

Quotable: Hillary Clinton On Planning Chelsea’s Wedding

“I am officially a MOTB: a mother of the bride. And I am very excited about it … But it’s daunting to try and plan a wedding. Madeleine Albright called me the other night and said, ‘Well, when I was Secretary of State and had not a minute to myself, I had to plan a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 7, 2009

Quotable: Hillary Clinton Needed Arm-Twisting To Become Secretary Of State

“I was stunned after the election when President Obama asked me to consider this. I didn’t want to do it. I just really had a lot of doubts, and I kept suggesting other people: Well, how about this person! How about that person! This one would be really good! But then a friend of mine…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 1, 2009

D.C. Gossip: Will Obama Make Hillary Clinton His Vice President?

Unsubstantiated rumors and vicious gossip isn’t just for Hollywood—our nation’s capitol loves spreadin’ rumors, too. The latest buzz out of D.C. is that President Obama will drop his vice president, Joe Biden, from his 2012 re-election ticket and run with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as his VP instead. The logic supposedly is that the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 25, 2009

Do You Really Care Who Does Hillary Clinton’s Makeup?

Oh, for crying out loud. Hillary Clinton is the Secretary of State, a big and important job in which the president actually listens to what she has to say. So why, then, is the entire first paragraph of a recent Vogue article about Clinton dedicated to the color of her pantsuit at the U.N. General…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 18, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Run For President, Plans To Retire

Hillary Clinton told NBC’s Ann Curry she won’t run for president again and plans to retire after she wraps up her Secretary of State gig with Obama. [Politico]
All kinds of things were wrong with a front page story on the New York Times about the Roman Polanski case. The worst offense is how the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 12, 2009

(Another) Quote Of The Day: George W. Bush Wisecracks At Hillary Clinton’s Expense

“Wait till her fat keister is sitting at this desk,’ [George W. Bush] once said [of Hillary Clinton] (except he didn’t say ‘keister’).” — from “Me Talk Presidential One Day,” by former Bush speechwriter Matt Latimer, GQ

By: Susannah Breslin / September 16, 2009

Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” List Makes No Sense To Us

Forbes’ annual “Powerful Women” issue hits newsstands tomorrow, but their 2009 list of the 100 most powerful women in the world has left us scratching our heads. The magazine insists the list is based on power, not popularity. They go by press mentions and the size of the country, business or organization the woman runs.

By: Nikki Dowling / August 20, 2009

Hillary Clinton May Wear The Pants(uit), But Her Agenda Is All About Women

It’s about time someone started focusing on women’s rights, at home and abroad, and it looks like Hillary Clinton is just the woman for the job. On her 11-day trip to Africa, Hill first gave the smackdown to a guy who oddly asked her what Bill thought of something. Then, according to the Washington Post,…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 18, 2009

Is The Secretary Of State’s Wardrobe In A State Of Emergency?

When it comes to Hillary’s style choices, it seems she’s in a lose-lose situation. She pioneered the pantsuit revival, but some take issue with her signature outfit. When it comes to the “pants saga,” Newsday says the Secretary of State has been looking especially dowdy as of late: “[Her suits are] looking downright shabby, not…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 13, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Has No Sense Of Humor

When Hillary Clinton snapped at the African college student who asked her about hubby Bill’s opinions on world issues, she didn’t have a sense of humor! [NY Daily News] — Yes, that’s what’s wrong with this picture: Humorless feminists can’t take a li’l sexism now and then.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2009

Hillary Clinton Not So Into Channeling Bill

At a town hall in the Congo, a student stepped up to the microphone to ask Hillary Clinton about a loan China recently offered the Democratic Republic of Congo. “What does Mr. Clinton think, through the mouth of Mrs. Clinton?”

Hillary stared at him. “You want me to tell you what my husband…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 11, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Newspaper Columnist Suggests Hillary Drink “Mad Bitch” Beer

If Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had been invited to the Obama’s “beer summit,” she should have knocked back a bottle of Mad Bitch beer, said Dana Milbank, a columnist for The Washington Post, in a video on the WaPo web site. [Politico] — Because insinuating a powerful woman is a bitch is funny.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 3, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Probably Won’t Ever Be President

Speaking on a Thai television show, Hillary Clinton said she isn’t thinking about the 2012 election and is “100 percent focused” on her Secretary of State gig. “I doubt very much that anything like that will ever be part of my life,” she said. [Huffington Post]
After critics balked at the idea of using taxpayer…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 22, 2009