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Clinton's bubble separates her from voters

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Hillary Clinton is trapped in a bubble. She's been guarded by the Secret Service since 1993. She hasn't driven a car since 1996. When she shakes hands with voters -- as she did Sunday in Iowa -- she's often separated from them by metal barriers. In some ways, Clinton is a prisoner of her own success. The Secret Service protection has been there since she became first lady in 1993, and it will follow her the rest of her life. In other ways, she has fed the sense that she is removed from the lives of everyday Americans, such as when she complained this year that she was "dead broke" when she left the White House. One scene Sunday illustrated her challenge as she went ...

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