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Ready or not, here she comes. Hillary Clinton plans to announce she will seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 on Sunday, according to the Associated Press.
One Democrat familiar with campaign rollout said Clinton’s stops would include visits to people’s homes in those early states.
The people familiar with Clinton’s plans spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss them publicly.
The nascent campaign of the former First Lady and Secretary of State has operated under the slogan “Ready for Hillary.” The motto suggests that voters should be ready to elect the first female to the White House. But what would a second Clinton presidency do in office? One "centrit adviser" told The Economist that she should seek to restore high wages to the middle class:
Such centrists would like to hear her thank Mr Obama for saving the economy from disaster after the financial crash in 2008 and praise him for expanding health care. Then she could change the subject, turning the country’s attention to the task of building an economy for the 21st century, harnessing growth to boost middle-class wages. If it sounds to voters more like a third term of Bill Clinton than four more years of Mr Obama, that would suit many Hillary-backers just fine.
For pro-life advocates, a second Clinton presidency might be similar to the first: a rhetorical nod to pro-lifers but the substantive position to pro-choicers. Witness her words after Democrat John Kerry lost his presidential bid in 2004. Two months later, Mrs. Clinton spoke to abortion rights supporters and gave this speech to the crowd, according to The New York Times:
"There is an opportunity for people of good faith to find common ground in this debate – we should be able to agree that we want every child born in this country to be wanted, cherished and loved," Mrs. Clinton said.