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Hillary Clinton, 2008 Presidential Candidate

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton

On January 20, 2007, Senator Hillary Clinton of New York (b. October 26, 1947 in Chicago) established an "exploratory committee" to investigate a run for the 2008 presidential race.

The following is a directory to Hillary Clinton at About.com Liberal Politics.

Hillary Clinton Profile & Articles

Profile of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York - Includes family and background info, areas of interest and legislation, memorable quotes and intriguing personal notes.

Daunting Decision 2008: Obama or Clinton? Clinton or Obama? - lively, frank, occasionally infuriating most-read articles at About.com Liberal Politics dissecting the race between these two outstanding presidential candidates.

Clinton 2008 Fundraising Statistics & Contributor Info - As of Sept 30, 2007, the most recent Federal Election Commission quarterly reports.

Hillary Clinton's Thoughtful Plan to End the Iraq War - Quick-reading summary of important speech delivered on July 10, 2007. This nuanced plan is a major departure from Sen. Clinton's past stances on the Iraq War.

Report Cards for Top Democrats in the 2008 Race - May 7, 2007

Hillary Clinton Pledges to Lift Ban on Embryonic Stem Cell Research - June 15, 2007

Sen. Clinton eloquently stated the importance of, and her unwavering commitment to lifting the president's ban on embryonic stem cell research.

Hillary Clinton's New Orleans and Gulf Coast Recovery Plan

Sen. Hillary Clinton laid out a remarkably comprehensive disaster recovery agenda for the Gulf Coast ravaged by Hurricane Katrina ina May 18, 2007 speech.

Sen Hillary Clinton Proposes Privacy Bill of Rights, Privacy Czar

Text of a June 16, 2006 speech on US privacy rights given by Sen. Clinton to the American Constitution Society, a respected progressive organization.

Senators Reid and Clinton Push 2006 Legislation to Reduce Abortions

April 18, 2006 Op-Ed by Senators Clinton and Reid: "We believe that it is necessary for all Americans to join together and embrace policies that will reduce the number of unintended pregnancies, decrease abortions and improve access to women's health care.. "

Hillary Clinton Unleashed & Unplugged - Blog Archives

Did Hillary Clinton Unleash Her Most Powerful Campaign Weapon Too Early?, May 13, 2007

"I just watched a YouTube clip of a newly released political ad, and I'm speechless at its exceptional effectiveness. And I'm flabberghasted that a big-gun ad that powerful is being unleashed so early... "

Is Hillary Clinton Too Much Like George Bush?, February 23, 2007

"For some time now, I've suspected that Hillary Clinton is much like George Bush in temperament and persona. Hillary amply illustrated my suspicions this week with her childish temper tantrum over remarks by a former Clinton donor."

Hillary Clinton Confronts Rumsfeld Over Iraq War

Text of her August 3, 2006 remarks when Senator Clinton sharply rebuked Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld during a Senate Hearing on the Iraq War.

Senator Hillary Clinton Booed at Liberal Conference

June 13, 2006: "Today at the three-day Take Back America Conference in Washington DC, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton was booed by much of the crowd when she stuck to her no-discernible-stance waffle on the Iraq War... "

Senator Hillary Clinton Group Promotes World Peace Through Women

June 2, 2005: "I've always felt that if women, rather than men, held the majority of world power, there'd be much less deadly fighting, macho posturing and violent wars. Apparently Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) feels the same way... "

For complete blog archives, see Hillary Clinton Unleashed & Unplugged.

Books Authored by Hillary Clinton

"Living History" - Published on June 9, 2003, this engaging memoir is full of anecdotes, observations and the occasional apology and chuckle at herself, but expect no bombshells or new controversies.

This book is most intrigung for Hillary's viewpoint of life on the campaign trail and in the White HOuse, of her tenure as leader of the President Clinton's Task Force on National Health Care Reform, and her substantial work on behalf of human rights and children.

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"It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us" - First published in 1996 and rereleased and updated on December 12, 2006, HIllary Clinton, a decades-long advocate of and for children, writes of her concerns for the children of today's world and offers ideas for honoring children's unique contributions and skills.

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