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Clinton voted in support of HR 1424 - Financial Asset Purchase Authority and Tax Law Amendments. The bill passed the Senate on October 1, 2008, by a vote of 74-25. The bill authorized the formation of the Troubled Asset Relief Program for the Treasury Secretary to buy troubled assets from financial institutions. Voting was split in both parties.<8>

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Hillary Clinton incumbent64%3,008,428     Republican John Spencer 29.6%1,392,189     Green Howie Hawkins 1.2%55,469     Libertarian Jeffrey T. Russell 0.4%20,996     Socialist Workers Roger Calero 0.1%6,967     Socialist Equality William Van Auken 0.1%6,004     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 4.5%210,579Total Votes4,700,632



On November 7, 2000, Hillary Clinton won election to the United States Senate. She defeated Rick Lazio (R), Mark J. Dunau (G), Jeffrey E. Graham (Independence), John O. Adefope (Right to Life), John Clifton (L), Louis P. Wein (Constitution) and Jacob J. Perasso (Socialist Workers) in the general election.<15>

U.S. Senate, New York General Election, 2000
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Hillary Clinton campaign contribution history
2006U.S. Senate (New York)
Grand total raised$83,177,405
Source: <<16> Follow the Money>



Clinton won election to the U.S. Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Clinton"s campaign committee raised a total of $51,567,723 and spent $40,828,991.<17>

Cost per vote

Clinton spent $13.57 per vote received in 2006.

United States Senate, 2006 - Hillary Clinton Campaign Contributions
Total Raised$51,567,723
Total Spent$40,828,991
Total Raised by General Election Opponent$5,849,610
Total Spent by General Election Opponent$5,660,688
Top contributors to Hillary Clinton"s campaign committee
Citigroup Inc$236,610
Goldman Sachs$205,670
MetLife Inc$156,060
Time Warner$146,390
Corning Inc$135,750
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Lawyers/Law Firms$4,307,478
Securities & Investment$2,744,933
Real Estate$2,308,936


Department budget

U.S. Department of State<18> Annual Budget YearBudget (in billions)% Difference from previous year
Note: 2014 only represents the Department"s budget request, not an enacted budget.

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack"s Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking2009

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Clinton was a rank-and-file Democrat as a senator.<19>

Net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by, Clinton"s net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $5,710,008.00 and $26,551,000.00. That averages to $16,130,504.00, which ranked sixth among members of the executive branch. Her average calculated net worth<20> decreased by 48.3 percent from 2010.<21>


Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by, Clinton"s net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $10,740,011.00 and $51,654,000.00. That averages to $31,197,005.50, which ranked fifth among members of the executive branch.<22>

After the 2016 presidential campaign

Involvement in 2018 primaries

In Florida’s 27th Congressional District, Clinton endorsed Donna Shalala in the race for what some observers called the most vulnerable Republican district in the country. Shalala, a former Clinton administration official and head of the Clinton Foundation, faced a challenge from state Rep. David Richardson, a supporter of Medicare for All.

Clinton also endorsed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his re-election bid. He faced former Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon, who called herself a progressive alternative to Cuomo.

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Note: Please contact us if the personal information below requires an update.Clinton is married to former U.S. President Bill Clinton. They have one daughter, Chelsea.

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