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Clinton's 'champion' presidency bid

Published 12/04/2015

Hillary Clinton is to focus on economic security for families when she begins her US presidential bid
Hillary Clinton is to focus on economic security for families when she begins her US presidential bid

Hillary Clinton is running for president.

The former first lady and secretary of state made her 2016 plans official on her campaign website today.

She says in a video that "everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion".

Mrs Clinton is aiming to be the first female president.

Mrs Clinton enters the Democratic primaries in a strong position to succeed her 2008 rival, President Barack Obama.

Following the announcement, she is expected to travel soon to early voting states, including Iowa and New Hampshire.

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