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  • Type: 67th United States Secretary of State
  • Location: United States of America
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Hillary Rodham Clinton

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Hillary Clinton was born in 1947 in Chicago Illinois, and is currently the 67th United States Secretary. In 1965 She enrolled in Wellesley College where she studied political science. Four years later she served in her college's government association. She graduated in 1964 with a bachelor of arts and then entered Yale law school. At about this time she started dating Bill Clinton also a law student. She interned for a law firm during the following summer. Afterwards she would serve as a staff attorney in Cambridge Massachusetts. In 1975 She married Bill Clinton in a methodist ceremony. When Bill Clinton become president in 1993, Hillary become the First Lady, she would be the first First Lady to hold a post-graduate degree. She would later run for a senate seat in New York, Hillary would become the first First Lady to run for elected office. She won the senate seat from Rick Lazio in 2000. She later ran for presidential office in 2000. After Barack Obama won the presidential race he would appoint Hillary Secretary of State. Hillary has been quoted to be a conservative who is a liberal at heart. Throughout her career as a politician and student she has been involved in many social issues relating to the US domestically and to the international community. She was involved in policy decisions in response to the 2010 Pakistan Floods for example.

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