Hillary Rodham Clinton was known as a lawyer, political assistant, first lady, senator… the list of Hillary’s status did not saturate yet; the most controversial political figure in the USA added a new chapter in her political career, with high hopes, appeared vim, and bravery she nominated herself in 2016 for one of the notorious presidential campaigns in this century. The democratic figure was fighting side by side with powerful figures to gain this position. ‘Hillary Clinton became the first woman to capture the presidential nomination of one of the country’s major political parties ( Cozick and Healy, 2016, para, 01)
Mrs. Clinton’s presidential nomination was highly expected by Americans. Hillary proclaimed her presidential election on April 12, 2015. Chozick (2015, para, 02) mentioned that “I’m running for president,” she said with a smile near the end of a two-minute video released just after 3 p.m.’ in the same article Chozick mentioned that Hillary Clinton “Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to be that champion,” Mrs. Clinton said. “So I’m hitting the road to earn your vote — because it’s your time. And I hope you’ll join me on this journey.”
Hillary Clinton’s campaign was marked by many chants and slogans, to influence the high number of supporters and collect the votes of the overwhelming majority. Hillary and her assistants compile enthusiastic mottos to impress American societies. The most frequent ones were ‘Hillary For America’, ‘Forward Together, ‘Fighting for us, ‘I’m With Her, ‘Stronger Together, ‘When they go low, we go high, and ‘Love Trumps Hate (List of U.S. presidential campaign slogans, n.d. , para. 3.5)
In addition to the zealous slogans raised by Hillary, to heat the ring she added many promises that suit the hugeness of her presidential campaign. Americans were drooled by those words given by the prospective female president. Hillary Clinton’s program was noticed by 10 notable pledges, Carrol ( 2016) cited them as followed:
- For families making less than $125,000 a year, we will eliminate tuition for in-state students at public colleges.
- Pass comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship that keeps families together.
- Stand up to Republican-led attacks on this landmark (health care) law—and build on its success to bring the promise of affordable health care to more people and make a ‘public option possible.
- We will do everything we can to overturn Citizens United.
- Fighting for equal pay.
- I will not raise middle-class taxes.
- Say no to attacks on working families and no to bad trade deals and unfair trade practices, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
- We’re going to increase the federal minimum wage.
- As president, Hillary will expand background checks to more gun sales.
- Clinton would increase federal infrastructure funding by $275 billion over a five-year period.
The intensity of the rivalry was really high in this presidential campaign; Republicans, Democrats, and free candidates were fighting face to face to gain the chair. In addition to Hillary, a stubborn competitor appeared in the arena. Donald J. Trump a Real estate mogul, this rich persona was the bitter enemy of Hillary.
Hillary Rodham lusted mightily for the presidency, all her focus was on the presidency chair. the former first lady acquired infinite support from many renowned figures in all fields. Hereafter all the exertions, results were not for the advowson of her, this harsh political war ended with the victory of Donald Trump and his investiture on the head of the USA authority; electoral vote were 279 for tump and 228 for Hillary, although that Hillary won the popular vote by 47,7% in comparison to 47,5% for Trump (‘How Donald Trump won the election’, 2016). regardless of the simple proportion in the popular vote between the two the electoral vote made a massive difference in the results and it turned the tables for the benefit of Trump.
Hillary had a high availability to smash these elections, with her presidential program, active hustings, and a strong platform of supporters. Although, all the efforts Hillary lost the position and repines spread here and there; this loss was translated into many causes in addition to Hillary’s bad name and the usage of her list of emails and her correlation with many scandalous mishaps, hearsays were audible that Donald Trump bought elections by his wealth and clout.