Election 2016 Profile: Hillary Clinton

clinton-hillaryPolitical party affiliation: Democratic nominee for President

Incumbent or Political Novice: Clinton has spent the majority of her life in politics positions ranging from first lady of Arkansas, of the United States, a U.S. senator, and most recently Secretary of State.

Experience: Clinton ran for Democratic presidential nominee in the 2008 election but lost to President Obama. When she gained the nomination for the democratic party in 2016, Clinton became the first woman ever to represent a major party

Major Challenges: Clinton has been under federal and congressional investigations due to her use of a private email server and Benghazi attacks

Major Platform Points: Raising taxes on the wealthy to address income inequality in the middle class and achieve equal pay for equal work.

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