Ready To Lead, Just Don't Use First Lady Time As A Qualifier

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The White House records apparently back up the point I and others have been making. It is resume inflation for Sen. Clinton to claim that her years as first lady qualify her to be commander-in-chief. She's had eight mostly good years in the senate. Use that.

Hillary Clinton's daily schedules show that her formal policy role in the presidency of her husband, Bill Clinton, shrunk once Congress shelved the health- care plan she helped craft in the administration's first two years.

The 11,046 pages of daily schedules released by the Clinton Presidential Library show that her days became filled with the more traditional, ceremonial events attended by first ladies instead of policy meetings after Congress in 1994 killed her plan to guarantee every American access to health insurance.

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