Hillary Clinton (Democrat)
Born: October 26, 1947 (Age 67)
Alma mater: Yale Law School
Spouse: Bill Clinton
Children: Chelsea Clinton
– Sixty-seventh Secretary of State (2009-2013)
– US Senator from NY (2001-2009)
– Co-founder of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families
– Former First lady of The United States 1993-2001
Environment: Wants to put 100B per year by 2020 towards climate change mitigation 5 billion towards green-collar jobs
We could put hundreds and hundreds of young people to work right now, putting solar panels in, insulating homes.
Marijuana: should people be able to smoke marijuana on their own accord? Wait and see on recreational marijuana, medicinal now. States should decide “We have at least two states that are experimenting with that right now. I want to wait and see what the evidence is.”
LGBT: Pro-gay marriage and LBGT equality
“I re-evaluated & changed my mind on gay marriage”.
Education: For common core, bible should be taught as history and literature
“Schools may not provide religious instruction, but they may teach about the Bible or other scripture in the teaching of history or literature, for example.”
Promises to funnel 350 billion federal dollars towards colleges
Jobs and minimum wage: Wants to raise minimum wage. There are those who have opposed an increase in the minimum wage, arguing that it will cost jobs, and there are some people who say we need more studies. They are wrong.