Magazine June 12, 2017, Issue

Catching Up with Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton delivers the Commencement Address at Wellesley College. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

We caught up with Hillary Clinton in the light-filled, breezy sunroom of the Chappaqua house she shares with former president Bill Clinton. The room was filled with bric-a-brac and photographs — memories and mementos of a life spent in the public eye. But strewn along the rustic floor coverings and tribal-influenced textiles were artifacts of her other, maybe more important life: that of a grandmother. Toys and art materials and gender-neutral human-representation figurines were here and there on the floor, reminding guests that although she didn’t manage to win over the Electoral College, she clearly has won over her two …

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