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0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8de30000Hillary Clinton served as Secretary of State under President Obama from 2009 to 2013, after being defeated by Obama for the Democratic party's nomination for President in 2008. First coming to national prominence as the wife of President Bill Clinton, she made history as the first ever First Lady to run for office, winning a U.S. Senate seat representing New York in 2000.A native of Illinois, Clinton graduated from Yale Law School, and worked as a lawyer both in public service and private practice, notably as the first female partner at Rose Law Firm in Arkansas. Clinton also served as First Lady of the state of Arkansas twice, from 1979 to 1982, and form 1983 to 1992. Hillary Clinton announced her 2016 candidacy on April 11, 2015, via social media and video. (You can watch the video below.)Further Reading/Viewing:Via NPR: Hillary Clinton Is Back, But Will There Be A Return Of The "Rodham?"Video: Watch Clinton's video announcement of her 2016 candidacy0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8de30002

Settlement Could Be Coming In Vermin Supreme's Quest To Protest With Ponies At Clinton Events

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Performance artist and perennial candidate Vermin Supreme at the NH State House on his primary filing day in November, 2015

Lawyers for a New Hampshire city sued by a performance artist and perennial candidate in the state's presidential primary believe a settlement is imminent on a request by the artist for a permit to bring two ponies to his planned protest of Hillary Clinton's book signing.

Vermin Supreme, who wears a rubber boot on his head, asked a federal judge Friday to compel the city of Concord to issue a permit allowing him to bring the ponies outside Clinton's event on Tuesday. The city had denied the permit.

An attorney for the city filed paperwork Monday saying the parties have met and believe a settlement is near, with no need for a judge to issue an order.

Supreme says Clinton's book, "What Happened," attacks his political platform to provide everyone in the country a pony. The book references a satirical Facebook post about the primary that mentions ponies.

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