The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle Hillary Clintonas surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent whose message of change and cutting-edge tech team ran circles around her stodgy campaign. And yet, six years later, she has reemerged as an even more powerful and influential figure, a formidable stateswoman and the presumed front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, marking one of the great political comebacks in history. The story of Hillaryas phoenixlike rise is at the heart of HRC, a riveting political biography that journeys into the heart of aHillarylanda to discover a brilliant strategist at work. Masterfully unfolded by Politicoas Jonathan Allen and The Hillas Amie Parnes from more than two hundred top-access interviews with Hillaryas intimates, colleagues, supporters, and enemies, HRC portrays a seasoned operator who negotiates political and diplomatic worlds with equal savvy. Loathed by the Obama team in the wake of the primary, Hillary worked to become the presidentas greatest ally, their fates intertwined in the work of reestablishing America on the world stage. HRC puts readers in the room with Hillary during the most intense and pivotal moments of this era, as she mulls the president-electas offer to join the administration, pulls the strings to build a coalition for his war against Libya, and scrambles to deal with the fallout from the terrible events in Benghaziaall while keeping one eye focused on 2016. HRC offers a rare look inside the merciless Clinton political machine, as Bill Clinton handled the messy business of avenging Hillaryas primary loss while she tried to remain above the partisan fray. Exploring her friendships and alliances with Robert Gates, David Petraeus, Leon Panetta, Joe Biden, and the president himself, Allen and Parnes show how Hillary fundamentally transformed the State Department through the force of her celebrity and her unparalleled knowledge of how power works in Washington. Filled with deep reporting and immersive storytelling, this remarkable portrait of the most important female politician in American history is an essential inside look at the woman who may be our next president. From the Hardcover edition.State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes. for writing the bill. ... Fortwo Democrats who had been in Washington forso longa Hillary since 1993 and Berman since 1983athey hadna#39;t spent much time together, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes|
|Publisher||:||Broadway Books - 2014-02-11|