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Archive for the day “February 13, 2016”

SCOTUS Justice Antonin Scalia is Dead.

There will be a zillion stories on the significance of a vacancy occurring in the nation’s highest court at this complicated political moment, and we’ll link to the best Must Reads. But, for the moment, if you hadn’t heard already, we thought you’d want to know. WLA vehemently opposed Justice Scalia on many issues, and […]

Source: SCOTUS Justice Antonin Scalia is Dead.

Leftovers

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Music – Rush- Something For Nothing Lyrics

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Cats Gone Bad

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Reflection

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The Thought For Today

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The Day in a Picture

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The Day in a Quote

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Life Is A Box Of Chocolates

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Hillary 2016 – ‘A LONG List Of Hillary Clinton’s Accomplishments (WITH CITATIONS)’

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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton:

Gave the first student commencement address at Wellesley College in 1969 after being chosen by her peers and was Senior Class President

President of the Wellesley Young Republicans

Intern at the House Republican Conference

After listening to Martin Luther King Jr. speak when she was younger and meeting him, she became inspired to live a life of service. She later became a Democrat in 1968 knowing that was her best path forward for a life of serving others.

Volunteered for Democrat Eugene McCarthy’s presidential campaign at the age of 21 when the Civil Rights movement as well as anti-war movements were tempestuous

Graduate of Yale Law School with honors

Editorial board of the Yale Review of Law and Social Action

Worked on Senator Walter Mondale’s Subcommittee researching migrant labor

Helped found Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, a group dedicated to the betterment of children’s lives by advocating for their health, well-being, and education.

Attorney at the Children’s Defense Fund leveling the playing field for children

Professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law

Director of Legal Aid Clinic at the University of Arkansas School of Law

First female chair of the Legal Services Corporation which helps ensure everyone has equal access to justice under the law, despite whether you can afford it

First female partner at Rose Law Firm

Former civil litigation attorney

Listed as one of the hundred most influential lawyers in America by The National Law Journal

Former First Lady of Arkansas

Arkansas Woman of the Year in 1983

First Chair of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession

Created Arkansas’s Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youth because she saw a need for educating young children. Bringing HIPPY to Arkansas enabled parents to be their child’s first teacher and prepare them for a life of learning.

Appointed leader of task force that reformed Arkansas’s education system

As the wife of the Governor of Arkansas, and with her background in law, she sat on the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart for six years as it was one of the largest employers in the state and central to the state’s economy

Instrumental in making sure the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP now CHIP) was passed and implemented so that all children have access to healthcare no matter the income level.

Promoted nationwide immunization against childhood illnesses

“Played a leading role in creation of the Adoption and Safe Families Act and the Foster Care Independence Act”

Successfully sought to increase research funding for prostate cancer and childhood asthma at the National Institutes of Health

Helped investigate the affects of Gulf War Syndrome of the Veterans afflicted

Helped initiate the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice

Initiated and helped guide the Adoption and Safe Families Act helping in children in foster care move faster in to permanent homes

First FLOTUS in the United States to hold a postgraduate degree

Declared to the United Nations that “women’s rights are human rights” which at the time she said it, was a very big deal

Helped lead the charge in expanding healthcare access for the military, including an expansion to the Family and Medical Leave Act which was necessary for those wounded in service

Traveled to over 70 countries during time as First Lady

Helped establish, alongside former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Vital Voices, whose mission is “to identify, invest in and bring visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities”

United States Senator from the state of New York for nearly two terms

First former FLOTUS to be elected as a United States Senator (twice)

Served on five Senate committees:
– Committee on Budget (2001–2002)
– Committee on Armed Services (2003–2009)
– Committee on Environment and Public Works (2001–2009)
– Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (2001–2009)
– Special Committee on Aging

Commissioner on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

“Instrumental in securing $21 billion in funding for the World Trade Center site’s redevelopment alongside fellow New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D)

Had leading role in investigating the health issues that 9/11 first responders were facing
United States Secretary of State serving under President Obama

Brokered a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.

Lobbied for the first-ever U.N. Human Rights Council resolution on human rights declaring “gay rights are human rights”

Part of the the advisory team that led to President Obama’s decision to kill Osama bin Laden

Was a leading voice that helped open the door to the historic Iran Nuclear Deal

Most traveled Secretary of State during tenure as top U.S. diplomat

Senate Stats, Legislation Sponsored or Cosponsored, and Voting Record:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/hillary_clinton/300022
https://www.congress.gov/member/hillary-clinton/C001041
http://votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/55463/hillary-clinton#.Vr6mxfIrLt4

From : http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016/02/13/heres-a-long-list-of-hillary-clintons-accomplishments-cited/

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