Clinton reaches out (and out and out!) for 2016 policy ideas


WASHINGTON: Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign lost count of its experts.
In the months before she began her second run for the White House, Clinton spent hours quizzing economists, lawyers, educators and activists about everything from executive compensation to the latest research on lead paint.

By last fall, the number of experts she had interviewed hit two hundred and her team stopped keeping track.
“It was like I hadn’t left Harvard,” Roland Fryer, an economist at the university, said of his meeting with Clinton to discuss successful charter school practices. “It was like talking to a colleague and debating […]