AP - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Saturday of a brewing "perfect storm" of economic woes, political repression and popular discontent across the Middle East and urged regional leaders to embrace democratic reforms despite risks of short-term instability.
Hillary Clinton has accused Republicans of pursuing “scorched earth” politics at her first campaign event in five years, raising hopes among supporters that she is preparing to run for US president in 2016.
At a rally in Virginia on Saturday night, the former secretary of state warned that the Republican Party’s Right wing was determined to “hijack this great experiment” of America.
The U.S. State Department released its biggest trove yet of emails sent or received by former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton late Monday. The emails are the latest in a rolling review of material that passed through an unorthodox private email system the Democratic presidential candidate has said she now regrets. The more than 7,000 pages of emails, dating from 2009 and 2010, contain a heavy dose of mundane bureaucratic back-and-forth and more than a little gossip. Here a few:
Reuters/Aaron BernsteinWhile Republican Donald Trump and others in the presidential sweepstakes went big and bold with their tax and spending plans this year, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton opted for a more cautious and pragmatic fiscal path.
With the FBI and DoJ now involved in yet another Hillary Clinton scandal - that she sent confidential emails from her personal email server - it seems the 'presidential' former Secretary of State has felt pressured to come somewhat clean.
The United States called on Middle East leaders to heed popular unrest in the region, as key regional ally Israel Wednesday sent Defense Minister Ehud Barak to Washington for top-level talks.Despite a push by US officials on Egypt to begin enacting reforms and broaden dialogue with opposition groups, Vice President Omar Suleiman warned against such a "hasty" move that he said would lead to even more unrest.Barak was to arrive later Wednesday for talks that Israeli media said would center on the unfolding crisis in Egypt, continuing into its third week.