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By Dwayne Epstein

Chronicles the lifestyles and political occupation of Hillary Rodham Clinton, masking her early life in Illinois, studies in legislation college, marriage to invoice Clinton, years as First girl, days as a U.S. Senator, and presidential crusade.

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In 1978 Bill launched his campaign for state governor and along with his young and eager staff, he relied heavily on the advice of his wife. Hillary helped Bill’s campaign while continuing to work at Rose Law Firm. Due to her success, they were able to afford a house in the upper-middle-class suburb of Hillcrest. Hillary’s appearance also underwent a change, evolving from the jeans and baggy shirts of her college days to more professional attire. A shorter hairstyle and contacts instead of glasses contributed to her professional demeanor.

In her book, Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our Recent History, author Kati Marton writes, “By insisting that half of all senior political appointees be women, Hillary transformed the Washington political culture. It was her most enduring contribution. The women who ultimately headed up the Justice Department, Health and Human Services, Energy . . ”36 47 First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in the East Room of the White House. She often advised her husband on political matters. The fact that Hillary was an adviser to her husband was not new, but a First Lady advising the president of the United States on national issues was new to the American public.

62 Hillary Clinton Chapter 5 Casting Her Own Shadow A fter leaving the White House, Hillary Clinton chose to step out from her husband’s shadow and cast her own shadow in the public spotlight. Taking the valuable lessons learned from her experiences in her husband’s campaigns, she continued to improve her political knowledge, but this time she would be the candidate. Run, Hillary, Run! The positive poll numbers the Clintons received as they were leaving the White House did not last long. Just days before leaving the White House, President Clinton authorized several executive pardons, including one for controversial fugitive financier Marc Rich, who had fled the country after being charged with tax fraud.

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