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Playboy’s DNC 2016 Preview: Everything You Need to Know This Week

Playboy’s DNC 2016 Preview: Everything You Need to Know This Week

Last year the so-called smart money in politics had it that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic nomination for president in a walk. But then she ran into Senator Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist from Vermont, who captured the imagination of millennials and others dissatisfied with the status quo. He made her road to the convention much more complicated. Still, Clinton won the most delegates, and the Democrats’ race for the White House starts in earnest today at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. When Bill Clinton was elected governor of Arkansas in 1978, his wife already had an established career as an attorney. She even out-earned her husband. By the time Bill launched his campaign for president in 1991, she would explain, “I suppose I could have stayed home, baked cookies, and had teas, but what I decided was to fulfill my profession, which I entered before my husband was in public life.” Her hard work paid off:…