... has real credibility in politics.
She is pursuing an agenda that she feels is best for America.
It is clear she thinks Democrats on balance help advance that cause more than Republicans but the Democratic Party is a vehicle to progress not anything more than that.
Huffington grilled Barney Frank (who held his own quite well) concerning proposed changes to "Mark to Market" rules and implementation on CNBC.
This display has given her the stature to continue representing an independent effort to imporve America.