Hillary Clinton, the first major Democratic contender to throw her hat in the ring for 2016 has launched her campaign with a promise to fight for America’s middle class.
Two candidates from the Right-wing Republican Party, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, have already stated their intention to run. Ted Cruz, a Canadian-born son of Cuban and Irish parents, is running an anti-immigration and Christian conservative campaign whilst Rand Paul attempts to turn the page on ‘same old GOP’ and run as a libertarian.
Hilary Clinton is the spouse of former US President Bill Clinton (in office 1993-2001) and intends to, like her husband, run a government from the centre, stating she wants to cancel out the “Left and Right” and “Blue and red” and run a “nice and warm” purple government.
Clinton’s first video is a classic liberal one, with particular emphasis on the lives of women, ethnic minorities, workers and LGBT.