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Here are the many reasons I’m supporting Hillary Clinton this fall

Posted 9/28/16

Here are the reasons why I am choosing Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in the 2016 presidential election.

There are already many firsts for Hillary Clinton. She was the first lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001 and prior to that she was …

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Here are the many reasons I’m supporting Hillary Clinton this fall

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Here are the reasons why I am choosing Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in the 2016 presidential election.

There are already many firsts for Hillary Clinton. She was the first lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001 and prior to that she was the first lady of Arkansas, during which time she was also the first female partner in her law firm. In 2001, Mrs. Clinton was elected the first female senator from New York, the only first lady ever to run for elective office. She was re-elected in 2006. 

After Barack Obama was elected president of the United States, he appointed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, where she served with an approval rating of over 60 percent until 2013. 

I have no doubt that Hillary Clinton is well qualified to be the president of the United States. I am proud to vote for the first female candidate for the highest office in our land.  

I admire Hillary Clinton. She was not born to privilege. She was raised in a conservative home, attended the Methodist Church and was educated at Wellesley and Yale, based on her hard work and intelligence, not on her family’s money or position. Over the course of her adult life, Hillary has shown patience and determination, fighting for the rights of others, especially children. She knows that children need to be lifted out of poverty and into the middle class. It was her vision to extend health care to all Americans and, despite setbacks, she has suggested improvements to the Affordable Health Care Act. Just last week, Hillary met with those advocating for the disabled. 

She has proposed tuition free college education, which will benefit hard working families. Hillary has long fought for civil rights. 

Her steady hand and wise words are what we need in these turbulent times. 

In choosing Tim Kaine as her running mate, Hillary has shown where her values lie. Currently, he is the junior senator for the state of Virginia. From 2006 to 2010, he served as governor of Virginia. A lawyer, father of three, including a son serving in the military, and a devout Catholic, Tim Kaine spent a year as a missionary in Honduras. By training, experience and temperament, the 58-year-old Tim Kaine is supremely well qualified to be vice president. 

The partnership of Clinton and Kaine is powered by genuine friendship, collaboration and focus on improving the lives of all Americans. Most importantly, both Clinton and Kaine can comport themselves on the international stage, meeting and negotiating with foreign leaders, understanding world affairs and having sound judgment.  

My support for Clinton and Kaine is nothing less than enthusiastic. It is a winning combination.

 

Hermine Clouser

Middletown

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