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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (b. Oct. 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who was the 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, serving under President Barack Obama. She was previously a U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of President Bill Clinton, she was also the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Hillary Clinton offers reassurance to gay youth in Facebook posting

Sunday, July 5, 2015
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The Democratic presidential candidate was responding to a photo of an unnamed boy with a tearful expression. A captioned quote indicates he's homosexual and fearful about the future. ...

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For Obama and Clinton, it’s been a long journey to ‘yes’ on marriage equality

Saturday, June 27, 2015
President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington  on June 26, 2015, after the Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the US. When Obama praised the Supreme Court’s watershed same-sex marriage ruling, he held it up as evidence that a "shift in hearts and minds is possible." Obama may well have been describing his own public trajectory on gay unions _ a complicated path that took him through opposition and ambivalence to enthusiastic embrace.
"It has been an evolutionary process," said Fred Sainz of the HRC. But he said Obama now stands as one of the great champions of gay rights, up there with the likes of Harvey Milk. As for Clinton, he said, ...

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Clinton campaign releases new video honoring same-sex couples

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on the constitutionality of states' same-sex marriage bans, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign on Wednesday released a new video honoring gay couples across the country. ...

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Rupert Murdoch: LGBT advocacy in Clinton speech ‘almost fascist’

Monday, June 15, 2015
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Rupert Murdoch described as “almost fascist” Hillary Clinton’s remarks in support of anti-discrimination protections for LGBT Americans during her campaign launch speech on Saturday. ...

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Hillary Clinton kicks off 2016 presidential bid: No anti-LGBT discrimination

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures to supporters as she arrives to speak Saturday, June 13, 2015, on Roosevelt Island in New York.
In her roughly 45 minute speech, Clinton laid out a wish list of Democratic policies including a ban on discrimination against LGBT people and their families. ...

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Clinton patches relations with liberals at campaign’s outset

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, participates in a roundtable with educators and students at the Kirkwood Community College's Jones County Regional Center in Monticello, Iowa, on April 14, 2015.
This time, Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be on liberals' good side. During the opening week of her second presidential campaign, Clinton showed she had retooled her positions to line up with the views of progressive Democrats. ...

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Hillary Clinton supports Supreme Court ruling in favor of nationwide marriage equality

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Hillary Clinton supports a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court granting the right of same-sex couples to marry across the nation, a campaign spokesperson said Wednesday. ...

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Same-sex couple featured in Hillary Clinton video extend wedding invitation to candidate

Monday, April 13, 2015
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Hillary Clinton unveiled her long-expected 2016 White House bid with a video Sunday that opens with a series of testimonials from everyday Americans going through major life changes, including a same-sex couple planning to marry soon. ...

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Second shot: Hillary Clinton running again for president

Sunday, April 12, 2015
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Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, as a top adviser announced her much-awaited second campaign for the White House. John Podesta, a top adviser to Clinton, told alumni of her first presidential campaign in an email: ...

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Equality California endorses Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential race

Monday, March 16, 2015
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EQCA is the first major LGBT organization in the nation to endorse the former Secretary of State for President. ...

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