Hillary Rodham Clinton (born Hillary Diane Rodham on October 26, 1947) is the junior United States Senator from New York, serving her freshman term since January 3, 2001. She is married to Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, and was First Lady of the United States
during his two terms from 1993 to 2001. Before that, she was a lawyer
and the First Lady of Arkansas.
was the first First Lady to win election to public office. She is running for re-election to the Senate
in 2006, and is considered by many in the media and politics as the early front-runner in the race for the Democratic
Party presidential nomination in 2008.
In February 2006, TheWhiteHouseProject.org named Hillary Clinton one of its "8 in '08", a group of eight female politicians who could possibly run and/or be elected president in 2008.