13 Fun Facts About Hillary Clinton You Don’t Know

13 Things You Don't Know About Hillary Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton officially announced her candidacy for President of the United States of America on April 12, 2015. She will be the first female president of America if elected this year. So we collected these 13 awesome facts about Hillary, So you will know all the little details about her before the election day.

13. Hillary Clinton was once a Republican.

Clinton was once a Republican, even campaigning for Barry Goldwater in 1964. She switched parties in 1968, and went on to work for Democratic nominee George McGovern in 1972 and Jimmy Carter in 1976.

12. She is a Grammy winner.

I didn’t believe myself, but in 1997, she won Best Spoken Word Album for her book It Takes a Village. She says, “This is my first ever Grammys, and as I said when I thanked everybody, I didn’t even know that people who couldn’t sing a note and were tone-deaf were eligible for any Grammys!”

11. Hillary rejected Bill Clinton’s proposals a few times.

Bill first proposed on a trip to England, which she declined. He asked her a few more times to marry him and she rejected them all until he said he’d never ask again.

But he did, two years later, Bill drove Hillary to a house she’d liked in Arkansas and told her he bought it and couldn’t live there alone. She finally said “yes.”

10. She and Bill attend different churches.

She was born and raised a Methodist, and Bill is a Southern Baptist. Hillary did not want to convert, so the two attend separate churches. For her, “faith has always been primarily personal,” she said.

9. She hasn’t driven a car since 1996.

She has said that she remembers the last time she drove very well and unfortunately, so does the Secret Service, which is why she hasn’t driven since then.

8. Reads detective novels to relax.

Though she called them “cheap thrills,” Clinton enjoys a good detective novel when she is trying to relax.

7. Made a really great investment.

In 1978, Clinton invested $1,000 in commodities futures. Just 10 short months later, that $1,000 had amazingly become $100,000.

6. She was the Director of Wal-Mart.

For six years, between 1986 and 1992, Hillary served on the Board of Directors for Wal-Mart. During that time she fought to add more women to Walmart’s management.

5. Puts hot sauce on literally everything.

She eats lots of spicy food, Clinton puts Tabasco sauce on just about everything, this is even includes salads. She even travels with hot sauce and red peppers.

4. Hillary met Bill Clinton in the Yale Law Library.

She attended Wellesley College and Yale Law School, where she met her husband. After she completed her law degree, she also took postgraduate classes at Yale Child Study Center.

3. She drinks like a man!

She and John McCain had a drinking game, McCain and Clinton were in Estonia together in 2004, and they took shots of vodka Clinton out-drank McCain by drinking four shots.

2. Wanted to become a marine when she was 27 years old.

According to her, the recruiter she spoke to while trying to become a U.S. Marine said, “You’re too old, you can’t see and you’re a woman.” Well, then.

1. She has gutted a fish.

Clinton worked at a processing plant in Alaska one summer, and it was there that her job was to gut fish. Interestingly, she was fired from that job for asking too many questions in regards to how long the fish had been dead.

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