Hillary Clinton

Monica Lewinsky: Victim of an Outdated Double Standard

Posted on 05/6/2014 by |Sex & Relationships | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsIn a story to be published by Vanity Fair magazine on May 8, Monica Lewinsky, now 40, relives the pain and humiliation of being shunned — really shunned — in the old-fashioned sense of the word. For nearly two decades since reports of her presidential dalliance stole the headlines in 1998, the former White House intern has been unable to land a job. “Because of what potential employers so tactfully referred to as my ‘history,’ ” she discloses in the …

Move Over, Stodgy Suits! Now It’s All About Dresses!

Posted on 05/6/2014 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & Fashion | Bulletin TodayOn Monday in New York City, First Lady Michelle Obama cut the ribbon to open the Anna Wintour Costume Center at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both Obama and Wintour wore dresses. This may not seem like a big deal, but it is: Dresses have almost completely replaced suits as the go-to fashion solution for most work/life situations, even for heads of state and CEOs. (Here’s hoping Angela Merkel and Hillary Clinton catch on soon!) Dresses are showing up in …

Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush Unite for Afghan Women

Posted on 11/15/2013 by |Best Life | Comments

Bulletin Today | Your LifeFormer first lady Laura Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton have different political allegiances. But there is at least one thing they agree on: The women and girls in Afghanistan have made great progress since 2001, and that progress must be preserved and pushed forward. Both Bush and Clinton are active in promoting freedom and equality for Afghan women, believing they are essential to the economic and political stability of their country. They joined Secretary of State …

5 Women Over 50 Who Lead and Inspire

Posted on 10/31/2013 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionLife after 50 can definitely have its challenges. I try to follow my own advice about working out, eating well, getting enough sleep, and staying engaged and positive about aging. But sometimes life throws curve balls that make you want to pull the covers over your head  — and stay there. >> Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter That’s not possible. So, instead of giving in to these moments (however long they last), I often find myself turning to …

Too Old to Be President? Really?

Posted on 09/26/2013 by |Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsHillary Clinton, who’ll turn 67 next month, shouldn’t run for president because she is too old to serve in the White House, James C. Moore argues in a commentary published on CNN.com. Moore, the author of Bush’s Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential, makes no mention of Vice President Joe Biden, another potential candidate. He’ll turn 71 in November. “Clinton would be 69 when she raised her right hand for the oath of office,” Moore writes. “She …

And They’re Off! (Ready for the 2016 Presidential Horse Race?)

Posted on 03/7/2013 by |Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leading in matchups against Republicans. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the top GOP presidential contender. Clinton gets a big nod over Christie (48 percent to 36 percent). This among voters 55 and older in a new Quinnipiac University poll, based on interviews conducted Feb. 27 to March 4 — barely a month after President Barack Obama was sworn in for a second term. Early polls, it should be noted, tend to favor the …