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August 7, 2000 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vice President Al Gore neared a decision on his running mate Sunday as he held a closed-door meeting with his closest advisors to discuss the matter. Gore convened the high-level session in a hotel suite immediately upon arriving here late Sunday afternoon following a flight from Long Island, N.Y.
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NATIONAL
June 8, 2008 | DON FREDERICK AND ANDREW MALCOLM
Since it was pretty clear that Illinois Sen. Barack Obama wasn't going to withdraw from the race for the Democratic presidential nomination in the face of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's admirably annoying tenacity, it fell to the New York senator to adjust to a harsh political reality that a year ago was absolutely unthinkable: She lost. So, when did Hillary Clinton get the first hint of defeat? When she kept losing caucuses? When she didn't wrap up the super prize by Feb. 5?
NATIONAL
April 13, 2013 | By Paul West, Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON - It sounds like a bad joke from an old comedy routine. Question: How do you take on Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination? Answer: Very carefully. Clinton is almost universally popular among Democrats as they look ahead to the 2016 race, with memories of her strong 2008 campaign enhanced by her work as secretary of State. If she runs again, she'll have the most money in the bank, an experienced organization at her back and the emotional advantage of trying to finally achieve what many voters consider a long-overdue goal: the election of the first female president.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 12, 2009
TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Nobel Peace Prize; global warming: author Thomas L. Friedman ("Hot, Flat and Crowded"). Jobs; White House guests: Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jobs, healthcare: Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine; Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele. Climate change: Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.); Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.). (N) 3 p.m. CNN SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning Jill Biden; Paul McCartney; animator Willis Pyle.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 19, 2009
TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Healthcare: David Axelrod, White House advisor. Wall Street bankers: Valerie Jarrett, White House advisor. Wall Street bankers: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) (N) 3 p.m. CNN This Week With George Stephanopoulos: The Year in Politics Highlights of 2009 include big political stories and interviews with newsmakers. (N) 4 p.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today (N)
NEWS
January 7, 2000 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An angry Gen. Colin L. Powell cautioned Al Gore on Thursday against "playing the polarizing 'race card' " in the presidential campaign after the vice president's campaign manager said in a recent interview that the Republican Party would rather "take pictures with black children than feed them."
NEWS
May 10, 2000 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A high-powered delegation of women activists told Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday that he needs to significantly sharpen his message if he is to broaden the support among women that he so desperately needs in this campaign. In a private strategy session that lasted nearly two hours, they urged Gore to assemble a more far-flung grass-roots organization to help spread the message that he is an ardent champion of women's rights, according to one key participant.
NATIONAL
May 24, 2008 | Glenn Thrush, Newsday
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday invoked the June 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy to defend her decision to remain in the presidential race until at least June 3 -- sparking a wave of condemnation by Barack Obama's supporters. Clinton quickly expressed regret for the unprompted reference -- interpreted by many in Obama's camp as a suggestion that she thinks Obama's life might be in danger.
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