Maybe not so much: "As one political dynasty was celebrating its legacy and ceding the political stage on Monday night, the other dominant family of the Democratic Party was struggling to protect its legacy and accept its own exit from the spotlight," Patrick Healy writes in The New York Times. "At one point she told aides the Obama campaign could end the bad blood with her husband by simply acknowledging his policy accomplishments and efforts at racial reconciliation in the 1990s -- in amends for what the Clintons saw as a lack of respect from Mr. Obama during the primaries."
Terry McAuliffe's advice for Obamaland: "You're nominated to be president. It's your campaign. At some point, quit talking about the Clintons and move on," the former Clinton campaign chairman tells New York One.
Just to keep it interesting: "Monday morning, as the state's delegation to the Democratic National Convention held their initial organizing breakfast, state Senate President Emil Jones said an African-American supporter of Sen. Hillary Clinton was mistaken when she claimed he called her an 'Uncle Tom,' " Rick Pearson writes for the Chicago Tribune.
Still smarting? "Obama's decision to pass her over [for vice president] remains central to the ongoing story of their strained relationship," Anne Kornblut writes in The Washington Post. "It has also contributed to what associates say has been a difficult emotional period for the former first lady in the two months since ending her bid."
"One adviser described her as outright 'depressed' in July, while another said she was 'moving forward' and a third said she has simply been trying to get through November before making decisions about where next to take her life," Kornblut reports. "Clinton has begun thinking about how to harness the support she earned this year and is weighing how to be not only a leader of women but also a populist voice."
It all starts in Denver: "She has looked for opportunities to help Obama 'both because she wants a Democrat in the White House and because she does not want to be blamed if we don't have one,' one confidante said. 'She wants to go above and beyond to ensure that if it doesn't happen, nobody points the finger at her.' "
"Clinton, if sour, is pouting passively. At the New York delegation breakfast, she insisted said she wouldn't tell her delegates which way to vote, saying she wanted all her supporters to work hard for Obama -- just like she would," Geoff Earle and Maggie Haberman write for the New York Post.
It at least starts with Hillary, too: "These stalwarts are looking to Mrs. Clinton, of New York, for 'the catharsis' that she has said the convention could bring," Jackie Calmes writes in The New York Times.
"Still, there are plans for a march on Tuesday sponsored by 18 Million Voices, a pro-Clinton group named for her vote total in the nomination race," Calmes continues. "And Republicans here are ready to exploit the divide, with Carleton S. Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive and one of Mr. McCain's economic advisers, seeking to meet with Clinton delegates."