The beast stirs...
Hillary Clinton was mentioned in the New York Times
yesterday. They are already trying to launch the good ship Hillary on its way to the White House in '08. Don't expect Hillary to say anything about it until after her re-election to the Senate in New York, as the article says. The RNC hasn't got anyone picked to run against her that I've heard. In the Senate race in '06, I mean. So sayeth the article:
posted by M@ at 9:38 AM
Finally, Democrats say that a danger for Mrs. Clinton is that if she is seen as the top contender at this point, her Democratic rivals have nearly four years to try to undercut her.
But it is not just Democrats who will look to undermine her if she widely perceived as a leading presidential contender, political analysts say. It is also Republicans, particularly those in New York, who are certainly going to argue during her re-election campaign in 2006 that she is simply using the state as a launching pad for her national ambitions.
"If she runs for re-election in New York, that will bring the inevitable question of whether she will serve out her full term in the Senate," said one person who is close to the Clintons.