Give 'Em Hillary

Jubilant campaign rallies showed she could win sympathy. Results showed she can also win elections

Hello, this is Hillary Clinton," gurgles your answering machine. And it really is Hillary, no joke, asking you to vote Democratic in last week's elections. She wasn't quite so tireless that she actually phoned individual voters, but she came close. That phone message--left automatically on thousands of machines across the nation--was just one of 100 phone scripts and radio spots she recorded. She also banked millions at some 50 fund raisers and spoke at 34 rallies, blasting through 10 states in the final days like a madwoman.

We all thought a woman who has loved Bill Clinton would dramatically influence the...

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