Hillary Diane Clinton (Rodham) MP

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Location: Chappaqua, NY, USA
Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Occupation: United States Senator & First Lady, United States Secretary of State, Lawer, New York Senator, Attorney, First Lady of the United States, Jr Senator from New York
Managed by: Dorothy Marie Willard
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About Hillary Diane Clinton (Rodham)

When Bill Clinton took office as president in January 1993, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the First Lady of the United States, and announced that she would be using that form of her name. She is the junior United States Senator from New York and President-elect Barack Obama's nominee for United States Secretary of State. She was a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election.


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The 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama when she decided to quit in 2013. She was a United States Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2008 election.

A native of Illinois, Hillary Rodham first attracted national attention in 1969 for her remarks as the first student to deliver the commencement address at Wellesley College. She embarked on a career in law after graduating from Yale Law School in 1973. Following a stint as a Congressional legal counsel, she moved to Arkansas in 1974 and married Bill Clinton in 1975. In 1977, Rodham co-founded the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. In 1978, she became the first female chair of the Legal Services Corporation. She was named the first female partner at Rose Law Firm in 1979, and was twice listed as one of the one hundred most influential lawyers in America. She was the First Lady of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992 and successfully led a task force to reform Arkansas's education system. She sat on the boards of Wal-Mart and several other corporations.

When she was First Lady of the United States, her major initiative, the Clinton health care plan, failed to gain approval from the U.S. Congress in 1994. In 1997 and 1999, Clinton played a role in advocating for the establishment of the State Children's Health Insurance Program, the Adoption and Safe Families Act, and the Foster Care Independence Act. Her time as First Lady drew a polarized response from the American public. She became the only First Lady to be subpoenaed, testifying before a federal grand jury as a consequence of the Whitewater controversy in 1996. She was never charged with any wrongdoing in this or any of the several other investigations during her husband's administration. The state of her marriage to Bill Clinton was the subject of considerable public discussion following the Lewinsky scandal in 1998.

After moving to New York, Clinton was elected as senator for New York State in 2000. That election marked the first time an American First Lady had run for public office; Clinton was also the first female senator to represent New York. In the Senate, she initially supported the George W. Bush administration on some foreign policy issues, which included voting for the Iraq War Resolution. She subsequently opposed the administration on its conduct of the war in Iraq, and opposed it on most domestic issues. She was re-elected by a wide margin in 2006. In the 2008 presidential nomination race, Clinton won more primaries and delegates than any other female candidate in American history, but she narrowly lost to Senator Barack Obama. As Obama's Secretary of State, Clinton is the first former First Lady to serve in a president's cabinet.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State's Timeline

1947
October 26, 1947
Chicago, Illinois, United States
1975
October 11, 1975
Age 27
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
October 11, 1975
Age 27
Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
October 11, 1975
Age 27
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
1980
February 27, 1980
Age 32
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
1993
January 20, 1993
Age 45
DC, USA
2001
January 3, 2001
- January 21, 2009
Age 53
2009
January 21, 2009
- present
Age 61
District of Columbia, United States
2010
July 31, 2010
Age 62
Rhinebeck, NY, USA
2011
May 5, 2011
Age 63
Washington D.C., DC, USA

Yesterday - the banquet was organised in US Senate for our president Ivo Josipovic. I had one minute only to say something, managed to introduce myself, I suppose that happens when you meet Your President.
Anyone, I was surprised how charming he is, much more then when you see him on TV or in the newspapers. Vice-president Biden and Hillary Clinton convinced him that Americans are Croatian friends. He had a very nice speech, short and intelligent. They were serving Croatian wine wit food.
It is disappointing that we received invitations very late, many people were disappointed for not having a chance to meet him.
Subject: Sanje i Predsjednik

Dragi prijatelji,
Jucer je bio prijem u Senatu povodom dolaska naseg Predsjednika Josipovica. Ja sam imala, kao i svi, samo jednu minutu nesto reci i tu sam se nesto smuvala, no barem sam se dostojno predstavila. Valjda je tesko naci prave rijeci kada se upozna Predsjednik..

U svakom slucaju, iznenadila sam se kako je sarmantan, puno vise nego kada se vidi na televiziji i novinama. Imao je i lijepi govor; u svakom slucaju kako je rekao i potpredsjednik Biden i Hillary Clinton uvjerili su ga da su im Amerikanci prijatelji. Imao je jako lijepi govor, kratak i pametan, a uz mala predjela sluzila su se i nasa hrvatska vina.

Zalosno je samo to da smo pozivnice dobili dan prije, a neki i isti dan tako da je sigurno puno ljudi ostalo razocarano sto nisu dosli i upoznali ga.