Hillary Clinton has officially put in her bit for the 2016 presidential election. It was rumored for months, but we can now confirm that, Clinton will be a candidate for the 2016 presidential race.
On Sunday the Secretary of State tweeted, “I’m running for president. Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion. –H”
With a link pointing to her official website, Clinton adds, ” Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to be that champion.
Clinton’s campaign could very well be one for the history books. Although she was defeated by President Barack Obama in the 2008 primaries, Clinton could very well be the first woman to garner a major party’s nomination.
Regardless of the outcome, Mrs. Clinton’s 2016 campaign will open a new chapter in the extraordinary life of a public figure who has captivated and polarized the country since her husband, former President Bill Clinton, declared his intention to run for president in 1991. Mrs. Clinton was the co-star of the Clinton administration, the only first lady ever elected to the United States Senate and a globe-trotting diplomat who surprised her party by serving dutifully under the president who defeated her.
She will embark on her latest — and perhaps last — bid for the White House with nearly universal name recognition and a strong base of support, particularly among women. But in a campaign that will inevitably be about the future, Mrs. Clinton, 67, enters as a quintessential baby boomer, associated with the 1990s and with the drama of the Bill Clinton years.
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What are your thoughts sweethearts, will Mrs. Clinton have your vote?