Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate in US elections 2016, was born in a middle-class family in Ilionis, Chicago in 1947. Hillary's husband, Bill Clinton, has served as the president of United States from 1993 to 2001. Hillary\'s father was a Republican but she got more inclined towards Democratic party during her college years. She went to Wellesley College and later pursued law from Yale University. Hillary has been involved in activism and social work since her college days. She
was elected as Senator from New York in the year 2000 with 67 per cent votes. In 2013, she became the secretary of state under Barack Obama\'s administration. Earlier, she had contested for the post of president against Barack Obama unsuccessfully. In April 2015, she decided to run for the post for the second time. Hillary\'s stint as secretary of state was also marred with controversy regarding use of private email server for official communication. She was given a clean chit by FBI few days ahead of the election day.