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Hillary Clinton's summer slump

Hillary Clinton's summer slump

This isn't a glorious summer for Hillary Rodham Clinton. She's running for president as hard as she can, rolling out wonky policy proposals, holding town meetings, even talking with reporters now and then. But her poll numbers are down, especially on whether she's trustworthy and honest. Surveys that once had her trouncing any Republican opponent (Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, for example) show the gap has narrowed. Her policy speeches on Wall Street regulation and climate change got mixed reviews, even among Democrats. Progressives are particularly unhappy that she's dodging the issues they care about: the proposed trade agreement with Asia and the Keystone XL oil...

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