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Women's Rights Activist, U.S. First Lady, Government Official / 1947 -
When Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001, she became the only American first lady to hold national office. She became the 67th U.S. secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013.
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profile name: Hillary Clinton profile occupation: Women's Rights Activist, U.S. First Lady, Government Official
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profile name: Madeleine Albright profile occupation: Diplomat, Government Official
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