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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.

That Was The Week: Words: Sensational

HILLARY CLINTON complained last week that politically motivated people were trying to "sensationalise" the charges against her husband. One would have thought the charges (whether true or not) were sensational enough without needing anyone to come along and sensationalise them, but there you are.

Tony's backing is all that Robin really needs

Private Lives, Public Affairs

Now let's hear it from the President's wife

Six years ago Hillary Clinton saved her husband's career by declaring her love on a television programme. Now, once again, she is his last best hope. Hillary is quite something when she comes out fighting. You may wonder why she'd want to. Here's why.

Clinton scandal: First Lady stands by her man - again

Hillary Clinton, the first lady who said that she was not the "Tammy Wynette stand-by-your-man type" - alluding to the tearfully loyal wife of an unfaithful tele-evangelist - finds herself playing just that role yet again. Tearful Mrs Clinton is not and has never been, and her public loyalty to her husband has been unswerving.

Law suits will not tarnish Bill, says Hillary

First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton said attacks on President Bill Clinton, such as Paula Jones' lawsuit, would not tarnish his legacy. She also urged people to "take a deep breath and think hard" about suing for political reasons.

Politics: Brainstorming on agenda of Blair's US visit

Tony Blair and his wife, Cherie, are to fly to Washington just three weeks after their return yesterday from a five-day trip to Japan.

Do men need jobs more than women?

And if so, should women bow out of the workplace? Aminatta Forna on the big question of sex and society

The First Lady meets the President's wife

The world's cameras will be out in force today when Hillary Clinton and Naina Yeltsin meet in the Russian President's home town of Yekaterinburg. For the former, who is touring former Soviet countries, the limelight is as familiar as the air she breathes; the same cannot be said for her counterpart, who even balks at the term "First Lady".

Hillary's optimistic words for peace in Ulster

Hillary Clinton, America's First Lady, spoke of her hopes for the Northern Ireland peace process yesterday in a speech at the US Embassy in London.

First Lady makes plea for Ulster peace

America's First Lady, Hillary Clinton, arrived in Belfast yesterday to stress the continuing interest of the United States in the Northern Ireland peace process.

Clinton's troubles: The scandal trail

Paula Jones: 27 May 1998, has been set as the date for hearing the sexual harassment suit in which Ms Jones wants an admission from Mr Clinton that he made unwelcome sexual advances to her in 1991 when governor of Arkansas.

Ms Barnes takes a break

Successful women with careers and children live lives their mothers would never even have dreamt of. So why are they miserable?

Blair shuts gates on open government

Tony Blair caught the public mood on the morning after the election by walking into Downing Street to be greeted by members of the public, friends and party workers, with their children waving flags. But since then the gates have remained shut, and it appears they will have to stay so for the foreseeable future.

French lessons in school runs

The Blairs, like every other family, face an agonising decision about school: to drive or not to drive?

The woman of substance who remains an enigma

The airbrushed image of Cherie Booth masks an extraordinary personality , writes Suzanne Moore
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