Hillary Clinton is a United States politician, lawyer and activist. She was born in Chicago on October 26, 1947. From 2009 to 2013 she served as the 67th United States Secretary of State, and from 2001 to 2009 she was U.S. Senator for New York. She was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001 and First Lady of Arkansas from 1983 to 1992. She was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008. She has been affiliated with the Democratic Party since 1968, and prior to this she was a Republican. She attended school in Illinois and graduated from Wellesley College in Massachusetts with a major in political science in 1969. She graduated Yale Law School in 1973.