Hillary Rodham Clinton
SETTING UP SHOP Leased two floors of office space in Brooklyn for her headquarters.
STAFFING UPMs. Clinton has built the largest campaign operation of any potential candidate so far, with Robby Mook, a veteran of her 2008 campaign, the leading contender for campaign manager.
CUTTING TIES Stepped down from the board of the Clinton Foundation in order to run for president.
PARTY ALIGNMENTThe independent senator, who calls himself a socialist, plans to run for president as a Democrat.
RECENT APPEARANCESHas visited early primary states like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina to help him learn if he has the support to run.
CLINTON JABMr. O’Malley derided the “politics of triangulation,” echoing Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign in aveiled jab at Mrs. Clinton’s ostensibly poll-driven politics.
STAFFING UPHired Bill Hyers, who most recently managed Bill de Blasio’s mayoral campaign in New York, as a senior adviser to his PAC, “O’Say Can You See.”
IRAQ TAKES CENTER STAGEA former Republican senator who cast the party’s only vote against the Iraq war, Mr. Chafee argues that Ms. Clinton’s vote to authorize the war should disqualify her from the presidency.