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Hillary Clinton and the Art of the Impossible

Hillary Clinton and the Art of the Impossible

Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech on Thursday brought to mind the wide gap that separates those in this country who want sweeping change and those who favor incremental reform. It's played out during the presidential campaign, obviously, in the fierce primary clashes between Bernie Sanders and Clinton, and between Donald Trump and his Republican rivals. But it's also a tension that can be seen in Clinton's own politics.

Today, Clinton is the centrist foil to Sanders's bold and radical idealism. She has explicitly described herself that way. "You know, I get accused of being kind of moderate and center," Clinton told supporters last September. "I plead guilty."

Barack Obama caught with plastic bags

Barack Obama caught with plastic bags

Presidential hopeful-senator-supposed environmental advocate Barack Obama caught smiling while accepting Iowa groceries in non-biodegradable plastic bags.

The presidential candidates and the environment

Senators Hillary Clinton and John McCain are the standout candidates for their environmental awareness and impact on legislation.