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Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event at the Family Fun Center in Adel, Iowa.
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Seven ages of Hillary Clinton: a woman who in her time has played many parts
At a town hall meeting this week, the first question posed to Hillary Clinton was from a first-time caucus-goer called Taylor Gipple.
Hillary Clinton's seven ages – in pictures
Hope and change are all but gone. Obama's got nothing to lose any more
“The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose,” wrote James Baldwin. “You do not need 10 such men, only one will do.”


‘The events behind the president’s tears form part of a pattern: another occasion on which he has had to go to extraordinary lengths to get quite ordinary things done.’
Illustration: Vin Ganapathy
Obama was right to weep: he's got plenty to cry about
“Americans would like their president to be sick and needy,” James Zogby, an executive member of the Democratic Executive Committee, told me a few years ago.
Don't let Trump fool you: rightwing populism is the new normal – video
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The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream
book review
“The speech is profoundly and willfully misunderstood,” says King’s longtime friend Vincent Harding.
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