Election of 2008: Media Coverage of Hillary Rodham Clinton Although her bid had fallen short, Hillary Rodham Clinton came closer than any other woman in U.S. history to securing a nomination for president from one of the two major political parties. On June 7, 2008, she ended her historic 16-month campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president with a concession speech that referred.
Following the US presidential election in 2008, a wide-ranging right-wing movement that became known as the Tea Party movement formed as a backlash to the administration of President Barack Obama. The Tea Party was broadly a vague anti-establishment, populist movement focused on pushing back on the Obama administration. The ideas and tactics of the movement would later manifest itself in the.