Despite the fact that the 2012 election just ended, people are already looking ahead to 2016, and The New Yorker magazine is reporting that Hillary Clinton will be running for President in 2016.
According to New Yorker editor David Remnick, the former First Lady and Secretary of State of the United States will be running for President in 2016.
Hillary Clinton was a crucial member of President Obama‘s cabinet during his first term, serving as Secretary of State, but announced that she was stepping down from her post shortly after his reelection.
Hillary Clinton has been a crucial figure in the conflict in the Middle East, playing a part in the talks that led to a ceasefire after bombings between Israel and Gaza daily hit the hundreds mark in November.
Clinton ran against Obama in the 2008 Democratic primary, having an extremely strong following.
Organizers of the Saban Forum used an extremely positive video to introduce the Secretary before she spoke at the conference last week, which may have been the leading factor in Clinton’s decision to run.
‘The film was like an international endorsement four years in advance of the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary,” Remnick wrote.
The six-minute film featured an all-star line up of current and former politicians from both sides of the aisle and Atlantic.
Clinton graciously laughed the video off, which featured figures from former British prime minister Tony Blair and President Obama, saying that she needed to sit down before beginning her talk because she was so overwhelmed.
“I prepared some remarks for tonight, but then I thought maybe we could just watch that video a few more times. And then the next time, I could count the hairstyles, which is one of my favorite pastimes,” she said, recycling a joke she has used before a number of times.
Hillary Clinton may be a favorable candidate across the board, especially since her husband, the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, was so popular with all Americans.
James Gilbert | Elite.