My tally is in my head rather than on my laptop. Not being a high-flying politician, I guess my enemies are fewer and easier to remember than hers are.

Hillary Clinton's Troubles explosion claim is rubbished

Hillary Clinton has “bombed” again with another war story that never happened — this time in Belfast.

Leading article: The Clinton approach to Ireland has been vindicated

Clear signs of progress will greet the US Secretary of State this week

Hillary Clinton to urge devolution deal

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, is to address the Northern Ireland Assembly today, amid signs its main parties are edging towards a deal to complete the process of devolution from London to Belfast.

Helen Wilkinson: Hillary, Harriet, and a case of giving as good as you get

Both these women challenge a political culture founded, and promoted, by men

Hillary Clinton: Extraordinary times demand we find new ways of working together

Not long ago, the measure of a nation's greatness was the size of its military or its economic strength or its capacity to dominate friends and adversaries. But in this interconnected and interdependent world in which we live, greatness will be more and more defined by the power of a nation's examples, the persuasive appeal of its values, and its ability to galvanize others to work in concert to find solutions to problems.

Hillary Clinton could be made envoy to Northern Ireland

Hillary Clinton could return to Northern Ireland as the next US envoy, it emerged today.

Rupert Cornwell: The curious case of Hillary Clinton, the missing Secretary of State

Out of America: While Barack Obama is shining on the foreign stage, his former rival has been conspicuous by her absence

Leading article: First lady

From "terrorist fist-jabber" to respected national role model, it has been quite a journey for Michelle Obama. Hosting yesterday's White House event to promote the performing arts Ms Obama, once again, drew attention to her grace and articulateness (not to mention her impeccable fashion sense).

Hillary Clinton: We're switching off our computers in the State Department

The State Department has more than 250 embassy compounds abroad, more than 100 facilities here at home. In total, that adds up to 42.5m square feet of office space. We heat buildings near the Arctic Circle and we cool those near the Equator. We power legions of computers, copiers, and fax machines. Our staff uses every mode of transportation to travel to remote corners of the world. And we know that the business we conduct has an impact environmentally, financially, and publicly.

Hillary Clinton urges tougher controls on South Pole tourists

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Washington wants tighter controls on tourism in Antarctica to prevent further environmental damage.

The Sketch: This scandal will make revolutionaries of us all

The most important fact to come out of Lord Myners' testimony was that all charges, accusations, suggestions and imputations against Lord Myners had absolutely no merit. He had done nothing that he wouldn't do again.

States that delivered for Obama

As the polls closed and the parties began, the early results showed how the new President was set for victory

<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/the_campaign_trailers/2008/10/fox-news-declar.html">US Campiagn Trail: Fox News declares a 'split vote' in Pennsylvania</a>

Fox News has been poking around Pennsylvania where Obama was badly licked by Hillary Clinton in the state primary.

Hillary Clinton: If you supported me, then support Barack Obama

After eight years of George Bush, people are hurting at home and our standing has eroded around the world. We have a lot of work ahead of us: jobs lost; houses gone; falling wages; rising prices; the Supreme Court in a right-wing headlock; and our government in partisan gridlock; the biggest deficit in our nation's history; money borrowed from the Chinese to buy oil from the Saudis; Putin and Georgia; Iran and Iraq.

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