Clinton to Announce Presidential Run Sunday

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Former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton will announce her intent to seek the presidency on Sunday.

The erstwhile first lady will announce with a video on social media.

The erstwhile first lady will announce with a video on social media, then begin a rapid travel schedule. A source told CNN her first stop would be Iowa, an early primary state. CNN adds:

Observers see the likely visit to Iowa as a show of humility by Clinton, who came in third in the 2008 caucuses…

Clinton has already filmed her campaign video, a person close to the campaign said, which outlines the central themes of her second bid for the White House. The message is intended to send a signal to Democrats that she intends to aggressively fight for the party’s presidential nomination.

The decision will sweep aside more than a year of speculation about her political aspirations and allow her to start making her case to voters. Advisers say she knows that Democratic activists are not interested in a coronation and she intends to campaign as though she has a tough primary challenge.

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