Clinton set for long, tough battle to White House

Senator Hillary Clinton referred wistfully last week to the launch of her husband’s first presidential campaign.

27th January, 2007

Senator Hillary Clinton referred wistfully last week to the launch of her husband’s first presidential campaign. Bill Clinton only announced his candidacy in October 1991, just 13months before the presidential election. His wife, having declared her bid for the Oval Office eight days ago, is facing a campaign that may grind on for nine months longer.

The timing of Clinton’s announcement may well have been influenced by the earlier declaration of Senator Barack Obama...

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