25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Hillary Clinton

Hillary has a ridiculous amount of frequent flyer miles. See #19.

1. Hillary Met Bill at Yale

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She studied at Wellesley College and Yale Law School. She meet Bill Clinton when she studied at Yale. She was one of 27 woman in a class of 235.

2. Hillary Won a Grammy

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She has even won a  Grammy in 1996, for Best Spoken Word Album. She won it for an audio recording of her book, It Takes A Village.

3. Hillary was a Republican

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Clinton was a Republican in 1964, and campaigned for Barry Goldwater. She later began to work for Democratic nominee George McGovern and Jimmy Carter, finally changing her party preference as Democratic.

4. Hillary Wanted to Join the Marines

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Clinton was rejected from joining the Marines. Hillary Clinton visited the US Marine recruiting base in Arkansas, wanting to join because of her interest in the military. The recruiting agent rejected her saying, “You’re too old, you can’t see, and you’re a woman. Maybe ‘the dogs’ (the Army) would take you.”

5. Hillary is a Brilliant Writer

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks about women's issues during an event at the State Department, January 31, 2013 in Washington DC. Secretary Clinton is an Ambassador at large for Global Women's Issues and helped the group launch four new initiatives valued at up to 86.5 million dollars. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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She has published other books such as Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids’ Letters to the First Pets (1998), An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History (2000)

6. Hillary and Bill

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In the late spring of 1971 she began dating Bill Clinton who was also a law student at Yale. They were in a live-in-relationship before they finally decided to get married. Hillary married Bill Clinton in October 1975.

7. Hillary Did Not Want to Take the Clinton Name

Future First Lady & Senator Hillary Rodham while at Wellesley College.

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She did not take Bill Clinton’s name and kept her maiden name, but changed it to appeal to the traditional voters. Her mother and mother-in-law were upset when she did not take her husband’s name after her marriage.

8. Hillary was Evergreen to Bill’s Eagle

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Hillary’s  secret service code name when she was the first lady was “Evergreen”. President Bill Clinton’s was “Eagle” and Clinton’s half-brother Roger was regularly in trouble and was given the Secret Service Code “Headache”.

9. Hillary’s Real Name

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Hillary Diane Rodham was born on October 26 1947 in Chicago, Illinois and was raised as a Methodist. Her ancestry is Welsh, Scottish, English, French-Canadian. She has two younger brothers.

10. Hillary and Bill as Teachers

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Hillary and Bill Clinton taught Law at University of Arkansas till 1976.

11. Hillary was Fingerprinted by the FBI

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Bill And Hillary Clinton were the only first couple who were fingerprinted by the FBI. This was due to “Filegate” which happened during the Clinton presidency.

12. Hillary has Published an Autobiography and a Memoir

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Hillary has published an autobiography Living History  in 2003 and was paid an advance of $8million.  Her second book is a memoir named Hard Choices  which was published in 2014.

13. Hillary Clinton was Subpoenaed

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Hillary Clinton was the only first lady to be subpoenaed by a court. This was historic and revolved around r her involvement in The Whitewater Controversy.

14. Hillary Can Win a Vodka Shot Contest

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She out drank John McCain when they were touring Estonia in 2004. They took shots of vodka in a restaurant and Clinton won the game with four shots.

15. She is a Huge Fan of Hot Sauces

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Hillary likes hot sauce on all her food, including salads. She always carries red pepper flakes and a small bottle of Tabasco Hot Sauce with her, no matter where she is travelling.

16. Hillary Was Part of the Investigation Against Nixon

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She was part of the congressional team investigating Nixon for his part in an attempted burglary of the Democratic National Committee’s offices.

17. Hillary Could Have Won the 2008 Elections

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In the 2008 elections, she won the most votes of any female presidential candidate in history. Clinton collected 18,046,007 votes.

18. Hillary is Poetic

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Hillary read this poem during her commencement speech at Wellesley College in 1969:      And you and I must be free

 Not to save the world in a glorious crusade

 Not to kill ourselves with a nameless gnawing pain

 But to practice with all the skill of our being

 The art of making possible.

19. Hillary has a Ridiculous Amount of Frequent Flyer Miles

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Hillary Clinton as secretary of state has traveled a record total of 956,733 miles, that is almost 2,000 hours by air and road. She went to almost 112 countries over four years as a diplomat.

20. Hillary and Obamacare

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Obamacare was essentially Hillary’s brain child, she had always pushed for health care reforms but could not bring it to reality during the Clinton era.

21. Hillary stand on key issues

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Hillary Clinton is: pro equal rights for LGBT, supports gun control, supports American Workers, and is Pro-Choice.

22. Hillary Clinton’s haters

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There are hundreds of books written about Hillary Rodham Clinton by people who are against the Clinton legacy. Some titles are: Madame Hillary: The Dark Road to the White House, Hillary’s Scheme: Inside the Next Clinton’s Ruthless Agenda to Take the White House, and Can She Be Stopped, Hillary Clinton Will Be the Next President of the United States Unless.

23. Hillary hates Hackers

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Thousands of her emails were leaked out by hackers, possibly Russian. There are several conspiracy theories that Trump made a deal with Putin to help push the election in his favor.

24. Hillary is a mother and a adorable grandmother

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Chelsea Victoria Clinton is the only child of Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton. She has two grandchildren, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky and Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Hillary loves to video chat with her grandkids.

25. Hillary and Office

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She was the first First Lady to win elected office. She won a Senate bid in 2000.

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