10 Facts About Hillary Clinton


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:

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Hillary Clinton puts hot sauce on everything, even salad.

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