Hospice means end-of-life care. The admission ticket is a diagnosis from a doctor that you have six months or less to live.

— Eleanor Clift

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At the unveiling at the White House of the presidential portrait, President Bush pointed out that Hillary Clinton was the first sitting Senator in history to have her portrait hanging in the White House.


If privacy ends where hypocrisy begins, Kitty Kelley's steamy expose is a contribution to contemporary history.


Often, the disparities in the ways men and women are treated are subtle;

there are not these clear barriers that you have to break down.


It's a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth.


People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician.


If you think of life and death on a continuum, finding the point where it tips is complicated. It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity. It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that you're doing what's right for your loved one.


Bush does not want to go down in history as the president who lost in Iraq.

His strategy to the extent he has one is to hang tough and let whoever succeeds him take the fall.


If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars, it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics.


You get elected, often, if you're a woman, on the strength of the women's vote;

then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.


Looking at female candidates today, other women are the hardest on them, especially older women who were brought up in a different culture.


Today's young women don't really see inequities until they go out into the real world.


The list of women to potentially be on a major party ticket, in both parties, is embarrassingly short.


About Eleanor Clift

Quotes 23 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Birthday October 16

Living in the fishbowl is hard enough without worrying about a Secret Service that can't keep mum.


Politics is so much about serendipity that we've got to have a bigger pool of women, so that when people drop out of the process, you've got others to turn to.


If you look at where presidents come from, they're former governors or senators.


Bush is good at stating the obviously untrue.


The dirty little secret is Donald Trump's views are not all that different from the rest of the Republicans in the field. Nobody in the Republican field supports a path to citizenship. They're all pretty tough on immigration.


Frankly, to be a poor child in Cuba may in many instances be better than being a poor child in Miami, and I’m not going to condemn their lifestyle so gratuitously.


John Kerry, windsurfing dilettante


Tea Party Republicans, in an effort to kill the farm bill will stereotype and make racial comments about food stamps - which is a big element to the program.


You could say that Trump is the 21st century version of Pat Buchanan. Protectionist, anti-immigrant.


But I think what we're coming to grips with is the fact that we actually have a mercenary Army, and it doesn't have a nice ring to it. We call it 'volunteers', but we're basically paying people to serve their country. And if you're going to pay people and have a mercenary Army, you're going to have to pay the market rate. And so the bounties are going up—more money for tuition, higher enlistment bonuses—and I think it's appropriate.

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