Washington DC: Hillary Clinton Sunday launched a video campaign on her website telling that she is in the race for president. In a signed statement she has declared “Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion.”
Hillary’ story rolls out on her website www.hillaryclinton.com touching important milestones of her illustrious life. In 2008, Hillary ran for president. When she came up short, she told her supporters, “Although we weren’t able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time, thanks to you, it’s got about 18 million cracks in it.”
When President Obama asked Hillary to serve as his secretary of state, she chose public service putting a lid on their “hard-fought campaign”. Hillary was instrumental in taking steps to restore America’s standing in the world after two terms of Bush as president.
Hillary built a coalition for tough new sanctions against Iran that brought them to the negotiating table. She also brokered a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. She has remained a forceful champion for human rights, internet freedom, and rights and opportunities for women and girls, LGBT people and young people all around the globe.
In 2000, Hillary was elected to the U.S. Senate, becoming the first woman senator from New York. After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, Hillary pushed the Bush administration to secure $20 billion to rebuild New York and crusaded for health care for first responders who got contaminated at Ground Zero.
Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights once and for all. – Hillary at UN Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995.
Bill Clinton was first elected president in 1992 and re-elected in 1996. As First Lady, Hillary tenaciously led the fight to reform the American health care system.
Hillary Clinton has served as the US Secretary of State, Senator from New York, First Lady of the United States, First Lady of Arkansas, a practicing lawyer and law professor, activist, and volunteer.