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Hillary Clinton is the former United States Secretary of State and a current candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election. She is married to Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, and was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Clinton is known for being one of the most active First Ladies of the United States. She’s also had an accomplished career in law and was twice listed as one of the one hundred most influential lawyers in America. In the 2008 presidential nomination race, Clinton won more primaries and delegates than any other woman in U.S. history, but after a long campaign, Senator Barack Obama became the party's nominee in June 2008 and Clinton endorsed him.
- October 26, 1947: Hillary Diane Rodham was born
- 1973: Graduated Yale Law School
- 1975: Married Bill Clinton
- 1983: Named Arkansas Woman of the Year
- 1993: Became First Lady of the United States
- 2000: Elected as first female senator of New York
- 2005: Inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame
- 2008: Ran for Democratic presidential nomination in the 2008 presidential race
- 2008: Named the 67th United States Secretary of State by President Barack Obama
- 2015: Announced her candidacy for the 2016 presidential elections