HILLARY CLINTON BY CIARAN DELANEY

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. She married Bill Clinton in 1975, and gave birth to her daughter, Chelsea, in 1980. She welcomed her first granddaughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, in 2014.

She attended Wellesley College and Yale Law School, where she met her husband. After she completed her law degree, she also took postgraduate classes at Yale Child Study Center.

Clinton was once a Republican, even campaigning for Barry Goldwater in 1964. She switched parties in 1968, and went on to work for Democratic nominee George McGovern in 1972 and Jimmy Carter in 1976.

As Hillary Clinton launches her second bid for the White House, here are 15 facts about the former first lady, senator and secretary of state:

1. Young Hillary Rodham wasn’t initially interested in politics, she had dreamed of “becoming a baseball player, a journalist, and an astronaut,” according to the National Constitution Center.

2. According to Biography.com, Hillary Rodham was born on Oct. 26, 1947, in Chicago, Ill. to Hugh and Dorothy Rodham. She was raised in Park Ridge, Illinois along with her two younger brothers Hugh Jr. and Anthony

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

4. She married Bill Clinton in 1975, and gave birth to her daughter, Chelsea, in 1980. She welcomed her first granddaughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, in 2014.

Bill Clinton and wife Hillary Clinton attend the taping of the PBS series "In Performance at the White House" on the South Lawn of the White House in June of 1993.

5. She attended Wellesley College and Yale Law School, where she met her husband. After she completed her law degree, she also took postgraduate classes at Yale Child Study Center.

6. According to Biography.com, Clinton was once a Republican, even campaigning for Barry Goldwater in 1964. She switched parties in 1968, and went on to work for Democratic nominee George McGovern in 1972 and Jimmy Carter in 1976.

Clinton meets with United States House Minority Leader Robert H. Michel, right, and U.S. House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich, left, in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on February 16, 1993.

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