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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton (Democrat, born October 26, 1947) served as the 67th United States Secretary of State under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013. The wife of the 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton, she was First Lady of the United States during his tenure from 1993 to 2001. She served as a United States Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. She holds a law degree from Yale and was an attorney before her political career. (Wikipedia)

View her positions on the issues

Clinton's positions on the issues:


Taxes

Is it important to tax the rich more to reduce the wealth gap?

Clinton says: Yes.

From HillaryClinton.com: "[Clinton plans to] [r]eform our tax code so the wealthiest pay their fair share."
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Immigration

How should we deal with illegal immigrants?

Clinton says: Allow them to become legal residents.

From HillaryClinton.com: "Every family should feel like they belong in this country. Instead of breaking up law-abiding immigrant families who have enriched America for years, Hillary will offer them a path to citizenship."
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The Deficit

Should the government be allowed to borrow more money even though it is already in debt?

Clinton says: Yes.

From the Washington Post: "Clinton also referenced the debate over the nation's borrowing ability, saying she hopes members of Congress 'deal with our debt limit.'"
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Health Care

How should the government ensure that Americans receive health care?

Clinton says: Keep the ObamaCare system.

From HillaryClinton.com: "Hillary will continue to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) against Republican efforts to repeal it. She'll build on it to expand affordable coverage, slow the growth of overall health care costs (including prescription drugs), and make it possible for providers to deliver the very best care to patients."
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Gun Control

What should be done to prevent more mass shootings in America?

Clinton says: Pass new gun control laws.

From HillaryClinton.com: "Hillary supports sensible action to address gun violence, including comprehensive background checks, cracking down on illegal gun traffickers, holding dealers and manufacturers accountable when they endanger Americans, and keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and stalkers."
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Criminal Justice

Is police brutality against African Americans a problem?

Clinton says: Yes.

From HillaryClinton.com: "Black lives matter. Everyone in this country should stand firmly behind that... Since this campaign started, I've been talking about the work we must do to address the systemic inequities that persist in education, in economic opportunity, in our justice system. But we have to do more than talk - we have to take action."
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Climate

Should the government do more to prevent climate change due to burning of oil and gas?

Clinton says: Yes.

From HillaryClinton.com: "Climate change is an urgent challenge that threatens all of us. The United States is already taking steps to invest in our clean energy future, but we need to do more. We need to take bold action to combat climate change..."
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Gay Marriage

Gay marriage should

Clinton says: Be legal.

From HillaryClinton.com: "We should ban discrimination against LGBT Americans and their families so they can live, learn, marry, and work just like everybody else."
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ISIS

How should America fight ISIS?

Clinton says: Airstrikes and support for other countries to fight ISIS.

From the NY Times: ""This has to be an Iraqi-led mission," Mrs. Clinton said. "I think we have to do more, and I hope we will do more to try to get the whole region together and to drive ISIS out of the territory that they occupy to rescue the people they have enslaved, predominantly women.""
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Russia

How should America respond to Russian aggression?

Clinton says: Push back, even if it risks war.

From U.S. News & World Report: ""I personally would be advocating now for a no-fly zone [to stop Russian flights in Syria] and humanitarian corridors to try to stop the carnage on the ground and from the air," Clinton said... "at this point we have to put a lot of pressure on Russia.""
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