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Four-year political hangover settling in

By Sheila Copps      

For a political family like the Clintons to go cold turkey must be excruciating. Their whole relationship, and the story of Hill and Bill, has been built around a partnership in public life. Without those ties that bind, the pair will undoubtedly both suffer a crash.

And the one who must be suffering from the most extreme political withdrawal is former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton and her presidential spouse. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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OTTAWA—Our four-year political hangover is just settling in. As Americans carve up their Thanksgiving turkeys this week, the rest of us are busy carving up their political system. There has been much discussion about the effect of the electoral college on democracy. It does seem odd that a candidate with up to two million fewer votes can actually make it to the White House. But all the demonstrations in the world will not change the fact that the

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