Born October 26 1947 in Chicago, IL and raised in the Park Ridge suburb, Hillary Clinton attended Wellesley College, graduating in 1969 with Political Science major. She went on to attend Yale Law School, earning a J.D. in 1973. Following law school, she worked with the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) and, in the spring of 1974, she worked for the House Judiciary Committee, which was investigating alleged misconduct by President Nixon. She subsequently moved to Arkansas to teach and practice law. In 1992, her husband was elected as President and she served as First Lady from 1993-2001. In 2000, she was elected to the U.S. Senate from New York. Following an unsuccessful presidential bid in 2008, she joined the administration of President Barack Obama as Secretary of State, serving in that capacity from 2009-2013.
Hillary Clinton announced her 2016 presidential campaign on April 12, 2015.
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