Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime - Chapter One: Her Time Summary & Analysis

John Heilemann
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In May 2004, Hillary Clinton attended two fundraisers for State Senator Barack Obama who had won Illinois' Democratic US Senate primary. Clinton returned to Washington and boasted about Obama's speaking skills and charisma. Her aides had never seen her more enthusiastic about a political newcomer. Clinton was one of its most admired and popular members of the Democratic Party. Hillary, now in her fourth year as a US Senator, was more popular than John Kerry, the party's presidential nominee, and even more popular than her husband, the former President.

Clinton had run into many obstacles, defeats, and humiliations during her tenure as first lady but she emerged as a strong and classy woman. After winning the NY race for US Senate, she was paid $8 million to write her memoir, "Living History," which was a blockbuster and her subsequent book tour...

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