Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October
26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who was the
67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, serving
under President Barack Obama. She was previously a United States
Senator for New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of President
Bill Clinton, she was First Lady of the United States from 1993
to 2001. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate
for the Democratic presidential nomination. Running in the
2008 Democratic presidential primaries, Clinton won far more primaries
and delegates than any other female candidate in American history, but
narrowly lost the nomination to Obama. Selected to serve as Secretary of
State by Obama, Clinton was confirmed by the Senate in January 2009.
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