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Hillary made a swing through California and Canada the first week of March, was in New York at the U.N. on March 7, was in Montreal yesterday, and back in New York again today.  At most of these stops she had some very strong words for Vladimir Putin and his land grabbing ways.   Yet it appears that this now private citizen cannot spend 10 days out of the public eye without some concern troll inventing a health condition or making a tasteless remark like one I saw yesterday involving the missing airliner.

Beginning her speech to the Association of American Publishers at Manhattan’s McGraw -Hill Conference Center today with a shout-out to WaPo’s In the Loop contest to suggest titles for her upcoming tome,  Hillary offered tongue-in-cheek guidelines for would-be authors one of which was “quit your day job,” a recommendation she quickly revised.

When Clinton wrote Living History, her 2003 title about her life up until that point, she was a U.S. senator and was overwhelmed by the amount of work necessary for doing her day job and writing a book in the evenings.

This time around, her departure from the State Department would provide her with the peace and quiet necessary to write a book:

“I was leaving the State Department, stepping off that high wire of American diplomacy. There’d be no more interview requests, no more frantic media speculation about my plans — just peace and quiet. So I thought, let’s write another book. It has not worked out exactly that way,” she said, referring to the constant media speculation that she is planning on running for president in 2016.

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Absolutely, Hillary!   It has not worked out exactly that way.  At all!

I combed Twitter for twitpics. The only one was this one from Amy Chozick of the New York Times.  Being the only one, and especially high resolution for a twitpic, it went semi-viral.


We know that copies Lisa Rogak’s fine collection of Hillary quotes was being raffled off and hope the lucky winners are pleased with their prizes.


Meanwhile, in D.C. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen was receiving the Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security at Georgetown University.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen gestures while speaking after receiving the Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security at Georgetown University in Washington, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

The buzz around Cipriani in New York is that political heavy hitters will attend an AJC dinner this evening in Hillary’s honor but that one big name will be missing.

Pols planning to attend AJC dinner for @hillaryclinton tonight at Cipriani: Schumer, Schneiderman, Rangel, Maloney + more. No @deBlasioNYC.

Best compliments, Mme. Secretary, for yet another well-earned honor!

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Hillary Clinton

In Her Own Words

Skilled orators know that quotations are a powerful platform from which to launch an idea. Whether you deliver a lot of public addresses, do door-to-door campaigning for your chosen candidates, or count yourself among the listeners you know the effect of the well-selected, well-placed quote. As we all prepare to go into mid-term campaign mode, this new collection from Lisa Rogak is a work that Hillary Clinton fans will want to have handy.

Quotations are arranged alphabetically by subject. It is a quick and easy reference for those seeking Hillary’s thoughts on many topics. Whether seeking a single relevant quote on a topic or collecting a variety for talking points, you can easily skim through the table of contents for just the right words. Thorough and meticulously organized, this is an edition Hillary loyalists will appreciate and find useful.   As her supporters and fans can expect,  Hillary’s wit and humor make it fun to read.

Thank, you Lisa Rogak!

As announced here last month, Hillary will be delivering the keynote at the Association of American Publishers meeting next week.  According to this,  some lucky folks will be taking home a free copy of the book.

Seal Press Author Shares Collection of Surprising Hillary Clinton Quotes

On March 19, 2014, Hillary Clinton will be giving the keynote address at the Association of American Publishers meeting. Just in time for the appearance, Lisa Rogak—editor of the newly released Hillary Clinton in Her Own Words—shares some surprising quotes from the book and offers free copies to five lucky winners.

Read more and see some quotes >>>>

If you will not be attending the AAP meeting, you can get the book here.

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