Hillary Clinton accepts the Democratic Party's nomination for president. Profile: Hillary Clinton. Image copyright Reuters Hillary Clinton has served many roles in US politics - first lady, senator, secretary of state.
Now, she turns for a second time to her long-held ambition to fill the ultimate role - US president. The 67-year-old served as President Barack Obama's secretary of state from the start of his administration in January 2009, stepping down shortly after he won re-election. As top US diplomat, she was known for a punishing travel schedule and a person-to-person approach to diplomacy. Hillary Clinton - Government Official, U.S. First Lady, Women's Rights Activist. When Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S.
Senate in 2001, she became the first American first lady to ever win a public office seat. She later became the 67th U.S. secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013. In 2016, she became the first woman in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party. Synopsis. Donald Trump - Business Leader, Reality Television Star.
Synopsis Real estate developer Donald John Trump was born in 1946, in Queens, New York.
In 1971 he became involved in large, profitable building projects in Manhattan. Donald Trump: From mogul to presidential frontrunner. Image copyright Getty Images Long before he was a presidential candidate, Donald Trump was America's most famous and colourful billionaire.
Once considered a long shot, Trump is now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Scepticism over Trump's candidacy stemmed not only from his controversial platform on immigration and outrageous campaign style, but from his celebrity past. Trump will ask generals to submit plan against ISIS.