Hillary Clinton

"As we take the next steps in our journey, I know you'll be right there with me, as always, in my heart and by my side.

Background Information 

Hillary Diane Rodham-before marriage born October 26, 1947 67th United States Secretary of State Wife-Bill Clinton Best known for The former First Lady who became Secretary of State    

Life Overview 

Raised in a politically conservative household Wellesley College-majored in Political Science Yale Law School-served on the editorial board of the Yale Review of Law and Social Action Dated Bill Clinton-Yale also   

Early Years 

As a young woman, Hillary Rodham was active in young Republican groups and campaigned for Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater in 1964. She was inspired to work in some form of public service after hearing a speech in Chicago by Martin Luther King and became a Democrat in 1968. 

Hillary Clinton's Initiative 

In 1994 as First Lady of the United States, initiative was The Clinton health care planDenyed 1997-1999, Clinton played a role in advocating the creation of the State Children's Health Insurance Program, the Adoption and Safe Families Act, and the Foster Care Independence Act 

Accomplishments as First Lady 

Within the first five days of becoming First Lady, Hillary Clinton was named by her husband to head the President's Task Force on Health Care Reform the third First Lady to testify before Congress, appearing to the House committee on health insurance reform in September 1993. most successful component of her accomplishments as First Lady was initiating the Children's Health Insurance Program in 1997  


On November 7, 2000, Hillary Clinton became the first First Lady ever elected to public office, winning the U.S. Senate seat from New York State.

Life in the recent years 

In early 2007, Hillary Clinton announced her plans to strive for another first²to be the first female president. During the 2008 Democratic Primaries, Senator Clinton conceded her nomination when it became apparent that nominee Barack Obama held a majority of the delegate vote. Shortly after Obama won the U.S. presidential election, he nominated Clinton to become Secretary of State in his 2009 cabinet. She accepted the nomination, and was officially approved by the senate on January 21st, 2009. 

Written works 

Clinton published a 562-page memoir, Living History, in 2003 1996-It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us was a best-seller

-Eight years in White House 


Hillary Clinton. (2010). Biography.com. Retrieved 09:33, Nov 7 2010 from http://www.biography.com/articles/HillaryClinton-9251306 Hillary rodham clinton. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.answers.com/topic/hillary-rodhamclinton 

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