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Flash Forward

A new documentary film on the first woman on a White House ticket is full of emotions Clinton should tap for 2016. They could help her make history.


Thanks to a seamless rollout of Obamacare in his state, Gov. Steve Beshear has become a shining light for national Dems wrestling with the health-care law and their own reelection bids.