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

Lisa Lerer

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 200 and her team stopped keeping track.The Democratic front-runner isn’t an incumbent, and even with competition that’s resolute but still far from offering a serious primary challenge, Clinton has a luxury few candidates enjoy: time to hit the books. The results have […]