From spouse to senator: The evolution of Hillary Clinton, politician

An interesting article from the Washington Post, published on July 22, 2016.


Feb. 22, 1999, the country’s attention was riveted on the U.S. Capitol. For only the second time in U.S. history, the Senate was set to vote on whether to remove an impeached president from office.

But in the private residence on the second floor of the White House, the topic at hand was someone else’s political career.

First lady Hillary Clinton had summoned longtime adviser Harold Ickes to discuss a delicate question: What would it take to become a senator herself — specifically, to win an open seat in New York, a state in which she had never lived?

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