Hillary Clinton: A Race Of Her Own

Hillary ignites the country with talk of a New York Senate bid. But will she do it, and--with the media and maybe Rudy lying in wait--can she win?

Charlie Rangel knew he had Bill Clinton cornered. Air Force One was streaking toward Mexico early last week when Rangel, the 14-term Harlem Congressman with the incomparably raspy voice, buttonholed the President on board and began advocating for his favorite cause: that Hillary Rodham Clinton should run for the Senate from New York in 2000. But the President didn't need any persuading. "He was more excited than I've ever seen him about anything," Rangel says. So Rangel moved on to the First Lady. For weeks he had been goading her about running. Now he told her, "We gotta hold back the...

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