Many Americans have a pre-formed opinion of Hillary Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy for president this weekend. Call it a blessing — or, simply, an inevitable effect — of being in the public eye for so long. But Clinton has long implied that the public perception of her is all wrong.
“Well, as someone close to me once said, ‘I’m probably the most famous person you don’t really know,’ ” Clinton told NBC in 2007.
Eight years later, Clinton could probably make the same argument. So, here are some things about the frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic nomination that you may not know or just may not remember.
5 Things You Should Know About Hillary Clinton
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Caption: Hillary Clinton in June 1969 at the Rodham family home. She was featured in a Life magazine story called “The Class of ‘69.”