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Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3: The Ground Beneath Her Feet Summary

John Heilemann
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Chapter 3: The Ground Beneath Her Feet Summary and Analysis

Bill had every confidence that Hillary could defeat the Republican opponent. John Edwards who was perceived to be her biggest rival, published an op-ed in the Washington Post apologizing for his vote in support of the Iraq war. Top adviser Mark Penn warned her against a similar move. She had to appear strong and resolute and prove that as a woman she could be a credible Commander in Chief. For five years, Hillary had worked hard to burnish her credentials and hone her image, all the while avoiding scandal and controversy. She worked hard to create a persona that was separate from that of her husband. Hillary showed that she was bipartisan by her frequent outreach to the Republicans.

Despite all her efforts and growing popularity, she was still being attacked from the left for...

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