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70. Like she continued to keep health care reform in the spotlight in the 90s?
After she and Bill botched healthcare reform early in their term, the issue disappeared.

Where was Hillary then? Why didn't they keep it on the front burner?
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  -For seven years we cried out for a "tough candidate". Now we can't handle it and we want her to quit CK_John  Apr-27-08 11:03 AM   #0 
  - Too bad she's just more of the same corrupt Washington.  cliffordu   Apr-27-08 11:04 AM   #1 
  - Yep. We don't need another Liar in Cheif only looking out for themselves.  Kittycat   Apr-27-08 11:06 AM   #5 
  - Thanks for kicking the thread.  JoFerret   Apr-27-08 07:51 PM   #137 
  - She is tough, ready and knows how to use Washington to get it done. n/t  CK_John   Apr-27-08 11:07 AM   #7 
  - Get what done?  jwirr   Apr-27-08 11:09 AM   #18 
  - She'll use anyone to get "it" done.  JBoy   Apr-27-08 11:15 AM   #40 
  - That may be true.. but the problem is Washington  walldude   Apr-27-08 11:38 AM   #68 
  - She did a bang-up job on health care in the 90s.  Old Crusoe   Apr-27-08 11:40 AM   #72 
  - You forgot the sarcasm ~ her health care plan got no where  goclark   Apr-27-08 01:56 PM   #113 
     - Hi, goclark. I did forget to put in the sarcasm emoticon, but that's  Old Crusoe   Apr-27-08 03:02 PM   #118 
        - Old Crusoe ~ you are so right! I remember it clearly  goclark   Apr-27-08 03:41 PM   #120 
  - If I wanted someone to "get 'er done" I'd call Larry the cable guy.  cliffordu   Apr-27-08 11:41 AM   #76 
  - But Hillary is DLC and DLC=Republican  mrone2   Apr-28-08 08:20 AM   #152 
  - Too bad you are not in the real world  JoFerret   Apr-27-08 09:02 PM   #140 
  - Obama's too soft  sniffa   Apr-27-08 11:06 AM   #2 
  - Fock! That's perfect. And smiling while he does it.  cliffordu   Apr-27-08 11:42 AM   #77 
  - I think Obama is a tougher candidate than HRC  CatsDogsBabies   Apr-27-08 11:06 AM   #3 
  - amen  ginnyinWI   Apr-27-08 11:15 AM   #39 
  - Tougher and more astute and principled.  Skidmore   Apr-27-08 11:30 AM   #61 
  - It's Gary Cooper (Obama) vs. John Wayne (Clinton).  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-27-08 12:46 PM   #102 
  - I prefer honest. Tough is in the eye of the beholder.  mmonk   Apr-27-08 11:06 AM   #4 
  - Who is we? I cried out for someone the opposite of Bush, not a Democrat just like him. n/t  Exilednight   Apr-27-08 11:06 AM   #6 
  - Obama is more like Bush than Hillary. Folks have blinders on.  jasmine621   Apr-28-08 06:11 AM   #144 
  - She is the true fighter, and will NEVER back down.  goldcanyonaz   Apr-27-08 11:07 AM   #8 
  - yeah. real tough. she keeps punching herself in the face.  cali   Apr-27-08 11:10 AM   #26 
  - In your oppinion. America does not agree. Obama can not close the deal.  goldcanyonaz   Apr-27-08 11:14 AM   #36 
     - lol he's closing it, dear. poor wittle hillykins. it's sexism  cali   Apr-27-08 11:16 AM   #44 
     - Cali, I rarely post threads, you are your own personal echo chamber.  goldcanyonaz   Apr-27-08 11:18 AM   #47 
        - whether in threads or posts that's been a constant refrain.  cali   Apr-27-08 11:40 AM   #71 
     - So constantly, if slowly, increasing your backing  dbmk   Apr-27-08 11:17 AM   #45 
     - If Hillary is so strong, then why can't she close the deal. She's getting beat by what many of ....  Exilednight   Apr-27-08 11:17 AM   #46 
     - Obama can't close the deal? Hillary had a gigantic lead going into this year.  Telly Savalas   Apr-27-08 06:27 PM   #131 
  - She Will Take Us Down  otohara   Apr-27-08 11:16 AM   #42 
  - Like she continued to keep health care reform in the spotlight in the 90s?  Armstead   Apr-27-08 11:38 AM   #70 
  - Sun-Tzu disagrees with that idea.....  whistler162   Apr-27-08 01:11 PM   #103 
  - And that is the problem. There indeed comes a time to quit when you are losing, or  RC   Apr-27-08 01:25 PM   #107 
  - We Did?  otohara   Apr-27-08 11:07 AM   #9 
  - Don't confuse tough with dirty  nebula   Apr-27-08 11:08 AM   #10 
  - Tough, smart and SANE. Hillary only brings toughness to the table...  Kristi1696   Apr-27-08 11:08 AM   #11 
  - You nailed it! SANE  Sandi_4_Edwards   Apr-27-08 11:09 AM   #17 
  - Sane is good. I like sane.  helderheid   Apr-27-08 11:09 AM   #20 
  - You said it better than I did. Thank you. n/t  writes3000   Apr-27-08 11:11 AM   #28 
  - Her obsession with toughness has sent intelligence and sanity packing.  Kristi1696   Apr-27-08 12:12 PM   #95 
  - The question was if Iran nuked first what would be our response. You know that and you pretend that  CK_John   Apr-27-08 11:11 AM   #30 
     - The question was if Iran struck ISRAEL, not the US.  VolcanoJen   Apr-27-08 11:16 AM   #43 
     - More than just Israel...  graycem   Apr-28-08 06:18 AM   #145 
     - Nuclear attack against the Mideast is an instance where one needs to chose their words carefully.  Kristi1696   Apr-27-08 11:19 AM   #50 
        - "All options are on the table", code speak for 60 yrs. n/t  CK_John   Apr-27-08 11:22 AM   #51 
           - Then it's a shame that she said she would "obliterate them" instead of "explore all options".  Kristi1696   Apr-27-08 11:29 AM   #60 
  - Being "tough" does not equal being nasty and vindictive.  sparosnare   Apr-27-08 11:08 AM   #12 
  - She talks a lot about being tough nt  WesDem   Apr-27-08 11:08 AM   #13 
  - If she is so tough, then why hasn't she put forth legislation to investigate the  Blue_Roses   Apr-27-08 11:08 AM   #14 
  - hillary's not tough in the ways that we need to win  cali   Apr-27-08 11:08 AM   #15 
  - Only if one confuses bullying + pandering with "tough".  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-27-08 11:08 AM   #16 
  - The sooner the better...she is not a tough candidate she is a lying  movonne   Apr-27-08 11:09 AM   #19 
  - Tough?  jaxx   Apr-27-08 11:09 AM   #21 
  - I don't want a President who threatens nuclear war for political gain.  writes3000   Apr-27-08 11:09 AM   #22 
  - If she's so tough, why can't she beat Obama and win the nomination?  VolcanoJen   Apr-27-08 11:09 AM   #23 
  - your confusing tough with stubborn selfishness - we've had that..for 7.5 years. nt  asSEENonTV   Apr-27-08 11:10 AM   #24 
  - I'm sure the Obama supporters know this fact....  LakeSamish706   Apr-27-08 11:10 AM   #25 
  - I noticed that early on, too  ginnyinWI   Apr-27-08 11:18 AM   #49 
  - We want her to be tough..  sendero   Apr-27-08 11:10 AM   #27 
  - The OP didn't call us names here. We shouldn't call them names. n/t  writes3000   Apr-27-08 11:11 AM   #31 
     - Alert me..  sendero   Apr-27-08 11:24 AM   #53 
  - We didn't cry out  bowens43   Apr-27-08 11:11 AM   #29 
  - She only fights for herself. When she could have fought for others she  Kahuna   Apr-27-08 11:12 AM   #32 
  - ding ding ding  VolcanoJen   Apr-27-08 11:14 AM   #37 
  - Amen!  graycem   Apr-28-08 06:20 AM   #146 
  - Tough or scurrilous? And a big, giant liar to boot.  npincus   Apr-27-08 11:12 AM   #33 
  - There are at least two kinds of 'tough': one is 'tough' as in 'able to withstand a lot of  hisownpetard   Apr-27-08 11:12 AM   #34 
  - She's not tough. She only talks tough.  Connie_Corleone   Apr-27-08 11:13 AM   #35 
  - Self Destructive is not "tough"  Wolsh   Apr-27-08 11:14 AM   #38 
  - Tough?  ampad   Apr-27-08 11:16 AM   #41 
  - Either of them is tougher than Gore and Kerry combined. Go team! nt  MookieWilson   Apr-27-08 11:18 AM   #48 
  - Yes, and what was she doing in the Senate those long seven years?  dailykoff   Apr-27-08 11:24 AM   #52 
  - Tough on the Republicans.  Crunchy Frog   Apr-27-08 11:25 AM   #54 
  - Sorry, but she isn't the one.  Yael   Apr-27-08 11:25 AM   #55 
  - There are many aspects to being tough; delusional and divisive are not desirable.  Buzz Clik   Apr-27-08 11:26 AM   #56 
  - I want tough and smart and effective -- Not just tough and divisive  Armstead   Apr-27-08 11:27 AM   #57 
  - CK, you know Obama is what we were waiting for.  Katzenkavalier   Apr-27-08 11:27 AM   #58 
  - She's not tough, she's shrill. There is a big difference. n/t  Raven   Apr-27-08 11:29 AM   #59 
  - You forgot pestilence and global contagion. And fire raining down from above.  Old Crusoe   Apr-27-08 11:31 AM   #62 
  - With no oil and people with no money or jobs, how will there be any airlines? n/t  CK_John   Apr-27-08 11:34 AM   #64 
     - Look, my crystal ball's in the shop, but I think the airlines will still be  Old Crusoe   Apr-27-08 11:36 AM   #66 
        - Eos Airlines Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Shut Down Immediately  CK_John   Apr-27-08 11:59 AM   #86 
           - Ja, I read the news but corporate consolidation is not a recent  Old Crusoe   Apr-27-08 03:00 PM   #117 
  - Thanks for stopping by, KKKarl...  zulchzulu   Apr-27-08 11:32 AM   #63 
  - We didn't mean "tough" as in "Republican-faux-tuff"  AchtungToddler   Apr-27-08 11:36 AM   #65 
  - Dumbest post of the day  donheld   Apr-27-08 11:36 AM   #67 
  - Not me.  BlueIdaho   Apr-27-08 11:38 AM   #69 
  - She is not "tough" she's a moral coward  tularetom   Apr-27-08 11:40 AM   #73 
  - Thanks for the post CK_John.  DemEtienne   Apr-27-08 11:40 AM   #74 
  - DAMN STRAIGHT! and, she will NEVER fold when counting the votes.  goldcanyonaz   Apr-27-08 11:55 AM   #82 
  - We said "tough" not PSYCHOTIC  kenny blankenship   Apr-27-08 11:41 AM   #75 
  - I voted for McGovern and don't want to do so again. n/t  CK_John   Apr-27-08 12:02 PM   #87 
     - Are you willing to destroy the Party for her ?  kenny blankenship   Apr-27-08 06:32 PM   #134 
  - She is my Senator  mdmc   Apr-27-08 11:43 AM   #78 
  - Hillary is Nasty But She is Not Tough  Ichingcarpenter   Apr-27-08 11:48 AM   #79 
  - 9/11 widows/widowers, police and firefighters would disagree with you  ruggerson   Apr-27-08 12:06 PM   #91 
  - She's only tough when it's herself on the line.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-27-08 11:49 AM   #80 
  - This race is a dead heat because they are both tough.  cbayer   Apr-27-08 11:52 AM   #81 
  - No, sorry, I cried out for a candidate who would defend Constition and civil liberty...  eallen   Apr-27-08 11:56 AM   #83 
  - If she had fought the Bush administration this hard she may have gotten my vote  anonymous171   Apr-27-08 11:56 AM   #84 
  - Clinton isn't a tough candidate, she is actually quite weak.  Milo_Bloom   Apr-27-08 11:56 AM   #85 
  - Ready to what? Nuke Iran? nt  thecatburgler   Apr-27-08 12:03 PM   #88 
  - What makes her "tough"? Someone needs to define that term. Because  pdxmom   Apr-27-08 12:05 PM   #89 
  - A tough candidate doesn't squeal that the rules are unfair, or blame the media for losing.  TheWraith   Apr-27-08 12:05 PM   #90 
  - Unfortunately, she only fights when SHE is the one at risk.  dkf   Apr-27-08 12:10 PM   #92 
  - We said TOUGH, not CROOKED  sampsonblk   Apr-27-08 12:10 PM   #93 
  - Well thank god  northzax   Apr-28-08 06:28 AM   #151 
  - Tough vs. obnoxious...two different things.. n/t  monmouth   Apr-27-08 12:11 PM   #94 
  - I want a tough candidate FOR US!! NOT for themselves!  calipendence   Apr-27-08 12:21 PM   #96 
  - It seems the party cannot handle "tough"  GoldieAZ49   Apr-27-08 12:23 PM   #97 
  - You're talking about one of Sibel Edmonds' dirty dozen...  calipendence   Apr-27-08 12:26 PM   #99 
  - For seven years we cried out for a non-insider candidate. Now we can't handle it...  ClassWarrior   Apr-27-08 12:25 PM   #98 
  - She's fighting for herself, not for us  high density   Apr-27-08 12:29 PM   #100 
  - But how much of that "toughness" has been directed at the enemy ...?  krkaufman   Apr-27-08 12:45 PM   #101 
  - Hillary isn't 'Rocky' tough  Kaleva   Apr-27-08 01:16 PM   #104 
  - Actually  JustAnotherGen   Apr-27-08 01:17 PM   #105 
  - I'd like strong over tough, especially when tough equals nasty.  highprincipleswork   Apr-27-08 01:24 PM   #106 
  - "Why do I always get the first question?"  chascarrillo   Apr-27-08 01:30 PM   #108 
  - I used to admire Hillary's "toughness."  smoogatz   Apr-27-08 01:50 PM   #109 
  - tough enough to take down the republicans...  jg82567   Apr-27-08 01:52 PM   #110 
  - for god sakes she is a coward. She is a spineless, yellow striped coward  burythehatchet   Apr-27-08 01:54 PM   #111 
  - LOL, we want a candidate that will starnd up to rethugs not be a rethug herself  TheDonkey   Apr-27-08 01:55 PM   #112 
  - She's not tough in the way I want her to be.  OnionPatch   Apr-27-08 02:05 PM   #114 
  - tough, yes  Cheap_Trick   Apr-27-08 02:55 PM   #115 
  - I don't want "tough"  darboy   Apr-27-08 02:57 PM   #116 
  - Tough as in ruining the Democratic Party?  Obama_for_our_future   Apr-27-08 03:33 PM   #119 
  - Clinton for Change....that's all there is to say. nt  ileus   Apr-27-08 03:50 PM   #121 
  - You have a strange definition of tough  karynnj   Apr-27-08 03:53 PM   #122 
  - AMEN /nt  sueragingroz   Apr-27-08 04:27 PM   #123 
  - We rent our clothing and wrung our hands  JoFerret   Apr-27-08 05:09 PM   #124 
  - Against McSame I have no doubt he'll be "tough" but I'd rather have smart an live vs tough & stupid  uponit7771   Apr-27-08 05:37 PM   #125 
     - Obama is a brilliant man  JoFerret   Apr-27-08 05:50 PM   #128 
  - She might be a tough candidate, but what is her motive for running?  Vinca   Apr-27-08 05:43 PM   #126 
  - there's a difference between tough and being a war-mongering brute...  Ysabel   Apr-27-08 05:44 PM   #127 
  - Seems to me we wanted a tough PROGRESSIVE candidate  depakid   Apr-27-08 05:52 PM   #129 
  - She continually whines and plays the victim  Raine   Apr-27-08 05:55 PM   #130 
  - I don't want a candidate who acts like a REpublican  IWantAnyDem   Apr-27-08 06:28 PM   #132 
  - Tough, as in in fight for what's right. When has Clinton fought for anything other than herself?  Bread and Circus   Apr-27-08 06:30 PM   #133 
  - Where was she and her 'tough' act the last 7 years? Sabotaging OTHER Democrats for BushInc.  blm   Apr-27-08 07:00 PM   #135 
  - Only the Fraidy-cats want her to quit.  MethuenProgressive   Apr-27-08 07:01 PM   #136 
  - Rovian tactics do not equal toughness.  MrSlayer   Apr-27-08 08:13 PM   #138 
  - She's tough on Dems and soft on Rethugs  eridani   Apr-27-08 08:47 PM   #139 
  - Tough? Lying and low-ball tactics are not tough. Neither is desperation. n/t  Unbowed   Apr-28-08 06:01 AM   #141 
  - Tough doesn't mean talking tough...  graycem   Apr-28-08 06:07 AM   #142 
  - Logan's Law: anything a Clintophobe says about a Clinton is a lie.  Perry Logan   Apr-28-08 06:11 AM   #143 
  - She is a lying, calculating witch! It would be a disgrace  my3boyz   Apr-28-08 06:21 AM   #147 
  - Agree, and we decried political leaders who waffled and dodged  OzarkDem   Apr-28-08 06:23 AM   #148 
  - HRC's not tough, she's had it handed to her ... she's a shameless bully.  ShortnFiery   Apr-28-08 06:24 AM   #149 
  - I would like to see a candidate who's tough against the Republicans  bklyncowgirl   Apr-28-08 06:27 AM   #150 
  - Go Hillary!  shayes51   Apr-28-08 08:24 AM   #153 
  - It's all well and good to have a tough candidate - if they fight for the right things  Gonnabuymeagun   Apr-28-08 09:18 AM   #154 
  - Triangulation is capitulation. How is that tough? eom  smiley_glad_hands   Apr-28-08 09:19 AM   #155 

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