10 Facts About Hillary Clinton

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As Hillary Clinton launches her second bid for the White House, here are 10 facts about the former first lady, senator and secretary of state:


1
Hillary Clinton was the only First Lady to be subpoenaed, for her involvement with the Whitewater controversy in 1996.

2
Hillary Clinton was the first First Lady to hold a postgraduate degree and to run for and be elected Senator.

3
Hillary Clinton was the first woman elected to the New York senate.

4
Hillary Clinton tried to join the Marines, but the Marine recruiter rejected her on the grounds that she was “too old,” couldn’t see very well, and that she was a woman.

5
Hillary Clinton wrote to NASA as a child inquiring how to become an astronaut. NASA replied that girls could not be astronauts.

6
Hillary Clinton is a Methodist, unlike her husband Bill who is a Southern Baptist.

7
Hillary Clinton was once a Republican, even campaigning for Barry Goldwater in 1964.

8
When Hillary Clinton and John McCain were touring Estonia in 2004, the two senators sat down at a restaurant and took shots of vodka. Clinton won the game with four.

9
Hillary Clinton puts hot sauce on everything, even salad.

10
Hillary Clinton won a Grammy in 1996 for the audio version of her book, "It Takes A Village."