How Has Hillary Clinton Performed With Her Back to the Wall?

One measure of a politician is what she says in a crisis. Here are five times when Hillary was tested.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) speaks during a campaign stop at The McConnell Centerl January 7, 2008 in Dover, New Hampshire.

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The Gennifer Flowers scandal: Interview with Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes, 1992

“There isn’t a person watching this who would feel comfortable sitting on this couch detailing everything that ever went on in their life or their marriage. And I think it’s real dangerous in this country if we don't have some zone of privacy for everybody. ... You know, I’m not sitting here—some little woman standing by my man like Tammy Wynette. I’m sitting here because I love him, and I respect him, and I honor what he’s been through and what we’ve been through together. And you know, if that’s not enough for people, then heck, don’t vote for him.”

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