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19 November 2019

Hillary Rodham Clinton came to King’s College London last week for an event in conversation with former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, former US Secretary of State and the first female presidential candidate of a major US political party, came to King’s College London last week for an event in conversation with former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Organised by the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership and the Policy Institute, the event was the first in a new King’s series called World Questions, which aims to promote new perspectives, insights and solutions from global leaders with first-hand experience of making change. The discussion between Secretary Clinton and Julia Gillard centred on barriers to women’s leadership, the increasingly toxic culture for women in politics and The Book of Gutsy Women, Clinton’s new book written with her daughter, Chelsea.

Gillard kicked off the discussion, taking us back 25 years to the then First Lady’s speech in Beijing, where she famously said: “Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights”. While both leaders acknowledged that much progress had since been made on political and legal rights, Clinton stressed the multiple barriers still faced by women in the workplace and at home:

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Washington (CNN)Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said “many, many, many people” were pressuring her to consider a 2020 presidential bid, but held that it is “absolutely not in my plans.”

“I, as I say, never, never, never say never and I will certainly tell you I’m under enormous pressure from many, many, many people to think about it,” Clinton told BBC Radio. “But as of this moment, sitting here in this studio talking to you, that is absolutely not in my plans.”
CNN previously reported that Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee, has been taking calls from other members of her party asking her to enter the 2020 race, but it remains unlikely she would do so.
Clinton said in March that she would not run for president again in 2020, but her reentry into the public sphere with taunts aimed at President Donald Trump in recent weeks has stoked speculation she could be considering a rematch with the President.

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Onward Together!Last week, we saw an incredible slate of Democratic candidates win local and statewide elections — including those who helped turn both chambers of the Virginia state legislature blue for the first time in a decade. But while we’ve made strides to take back seats like these over the last few years, we’re still behind.

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Onward!

Hillary

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Perhaps Trump was confused and thought Yanukovich was still president of Ukraine. This is straight out of his playbook.


George Kent, a senior State Department official, arrives for his impeachment inquiry deposition on Oct. 15.
George Kent, a senior State Department official, arrives for his impeachment inquiry deposition on Oct. 15. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

He just can’t get over Hillary Clinton.

Before giving U.S. military aid to Ukraine, President Trump wanted “nothing less” than for the European country to announce an investigation targeting Clinton in addition to one targeting Joe Biden and his son, according to a senior State Department official.

George Kent, a deputy assistant secretary of state for European affairs, made the bombshell revelation during his closed-door deposition on Oct. 15, testifying he was told that Trump used Clinton’s name as “shorthand” for the investigation he wanted President Volodymyr Zelensky to launch into a debunked right-wing conspiracy theory claiming anti-Trump Ukrainians interfered in the 2016 election.

Kent’s deposition, a transcript of which was released Thursday, marks the first time Clinton’s name has come up in the context of Trump’s desired Ukrainian investigation of the 2016 U.S. election. The mention suggests Trump wanted the probe to target the former Democratic presidential candidate one way or another.

Kent said Gordon Sondland, Trump’s handpicked ambassador to the European Union, had conveyed the Clinton message to him and other diplomats after speaking to the president on Sept. 7.

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I can’t embed this video, so I am providing the link. Last night, Hillary and Chelsea dropped in on James Corden’s opening monologue.  look at the reception she gets when the aufience is not expecting her!

 

Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Crash James Corden’s Monologue

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When James Corden turns to the news of President Donald Trump using Twitter to petition votes for Sean Spicer on “Dancing With The Stars,” a rant about politicians on TV inspires Secretary Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton interrupt James, and crack a few of their own jokes on Trump and Spicer

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Onward Together!

It’s Election Day!

There are gubernatorial elections in Louisiana, Kentucky, and Mississippi; state legislative elections in New Jersey and Virginia; mayoral races in major cities; and hundreds of local races across the country. And the stakes are high: Many of the officials we elect today will have a heavy hand in redrawing the district maps we’ll use for the next decade.

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Thank you, and happy voting!

Hillary

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