Mathew Littman

former speechwriter for Senator Joe Biden

Guest

Senior advisor to Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and former chief speechwriter for Senator Joseph Biden
(D-DE)

Mathew Littman on KCRW

Hillary Clinton's much awaited  message  last night was billed as her chance to demonstrate party loyalty by putting an end to the much reported "tensions" resulting from a primary…

Day Three of the DNC: Joe Biden's Night

Hillary Clinton's much awaited message last night was billed as her chance to demonstrate party loyalty by putting an end to the much reported "tensions" resulting from a primary…

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"Maybe I've lived a little long, but I have no illusions about how hard this is going to be.  You are not going to wave a magic wand and have the special interests disappear."

Rhetoric and Reality in Presidential Campaigns

"Maybe I've lived a little long, but I have no illusions about how hard this is going to be.  You are not going to wave a magic wand and have the special interests disappear."

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With  Barack Obama  making inroads with every Democratic constituency, Time magazine is asking, " Is it Too Late for Hillary?

Barack Obama: The Phenomenon and the Candidate

With Barack Obama making inroads with every Democratic constituency, Time magazine is asking, " Is it Too Late for Hillary?

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