First Lady, Secretary of State, Lawyer, Law Professor, Activist, and Presidential Candidate for the United States of America. Supporters or not, let's admit Hillary Clinton's course is anything but boring.
Hillary was born in 1947 in Chicago and holds a law degree from Yale University, one of the most prestigious in the US. Interventional by nature and linked to the Church by education, he first became involved in politics through the Republican Party, taking a conservative stance, even participating in Barry Goldwater's presidential election campaign (1964).
A few years later, influenced by the murders of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., her political vision changed sharply and Clinton eventually joined the Democratic Party, getting involved in Eugene McCarthy's presidential campaign at the end. from the 1960s.
He married Bill Clinton, his college colleague, in 1975, and accompanied her US presidency as first lady in the 1990s. She immediately became a senator (2001-2009) but the plan to fly higher was always latent. , and it was in 2007 that Clinton publicly assumed the will to be president of the United States. In 2008, with the majority of votes expected already for Barack Obama, Hillary backed down. He then became, during the term of Obama, Secretary of State, a position he held until 2013.
It officially announced in 2016 its intention to run for president again and eventually did so, becoming the first female presidential candidate for one of the main parties, the Democratic Party, in US history.
Clinton's campaign was largely based on advocating for social issues and made women's rights a key issue, advocating the end of gender differences, the end of violence against women and women's health through access to contraceptives and health care (gynecology, obstetrics, family planning and voluntary terminations of pregnancy).
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By Mariana Abreu Garcia
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