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Clinton Calls for Passage of the Miners Protection Act

Hillary Clinton released a statement on Thursday calling for the passage of the the bipartisan Miners Protection Act, a bill sponsored by Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV). The plan would rescue the pension offered by the United Mine Workers (UMW) and ensure that retired miners continue to receive their benefits. UMW will be on Capitol...

Clinton Calls for Tougher Efforts Against ISIS

On Thursday, Hillary Rodham Clinton outlined her plans to defeat ISIS and combat global terrorism. Clinton outlined her plan in a speech during an event hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations (above), she made it clear that the United States would not back down or allow fear to soften our resolve. She called for the United States to...

Clintons Attend Sunday Fundraisers

Following yesterday’s Nevada caucus win, Hillary Clinton was scheduled to attend a number of fundraisers in California on Sunday. She was expected to attend a fundraiser in Atherton at the home of Sukhinder Singh Cassidy. She then attended a fundraiser event hosted by Noosheen Hashemi, Gisel and Omid Kordestan, Lily Sarafan in Menlo Park. The final fundraiser of the day was...

Hillary Clinton Statement on Nice, France Terrorist Attack

On Friday, Hillary Clinton released a statement condemning the terrorist attack in Nice, France that killed 84 people and left more than 200 injured. Clinton expressed her sympathies and stressed the importance of not giving in to terrorists. Calling the attack “cowardly,” Clinton said that we will continue to work with our allies around the world to fight terrorist...

Hillary Clinton Speaks to Graduates of Medgar Evers College

On Friday, Hillary Clinton received an honorary degree and spoke during the commencement ceremony of Medgar Evers College. Clinton acknowledged the college’s diverse student body during her speech and urged everyone to fight for voting rights and civil rights. Clinton focused on encouraging the graduates to fight for their rights and the rights of others as they venture into the...

Clinton goes to IOWA – Day 1

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Hillary Rodham Clinton kicked off her campaign by traveling (in a van she has nick-named “Scooby”) to Iowa. She made several appearances in the cities of Mount Vernon and Monticello. Instead of making stump speeches or meeting with donors, Clinton opted to meet with people going about their day. She stopped in and chatted with patrons at at least...

Clinton Statement on the Passing of Helen Chavez

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On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton released a statement expressing her condolences following the death of activist Helen Chavez. The widow of Cesar Chavez, her and her husband worked to build the farmworkers union and ensure farmworkers were paid and treated fairly. Clinton praised her fight for workers and years of service. A copy of her statement is below: “Helen Chavez spent...

Women in the World Summit

Hillary Rodham Clinton gave the keynote address at the Women in the World Summit in New York City. In her first public speech since announcing her campaign for president, Clinton spoke about the struggles of women and girls to achieve equal rights and had strong words for her critics and political opponents. The speech was reminiscent of her famous “women’s rights...

Read: Hillary Clinton’s Broad Presidential Platform

Since launching her campaign last April, Hillary Clinton has outlined a number of major platform points in a series of speeches. Now that it it is clear the general election will be Clinton versus Republican Donald Trump, it is important that Clinton continue to deliver substantive speeches and combat a Trump platform that seems to offer no substance or...

Clinton Speaks with Fight for $15

Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke to members of the Fight for $15 movement by phone. The group is fighting for a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers and their right to unionize. Clinton told the group, “I want to be your champion. I want to fight with you every day. I’m well aware that the folks on top already have plenty...