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Hillary's challenger

By Tumbler   September 2005

Hillary Clinton vs Evan Bayh Hillary Clinton is not going to have it all her own way in the presidential primaries of 2008. Her campaign team has already been out-manoeuvred in New Hampshire, where pride of place at the local Democratic party’s big Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner has been snapped up by her most serious rival, Evan Bayh, senator for—and former governor of—Indiana. Hillary, as a liberal from a northeastern state, is going to face most of the problems that sank John Kerry last year, and the most important thing about the Democrats in 2008 is that after eight years out…

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