Hillary: I’m An Outsider and Different From Obama Because I’m a Woman

Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she would be different from President Obama, and that she’s an outsider because she’s a woman at Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate.

Hillary responded to a question on how she would be different from President Obama with, “Well, I think that’s pretty obvious. I think being the first woman president would be quite a change from the presidents we’ve had up until this point, including President Obama.”

After she was asked if there were any policy differences, Hillary answered, “Well, there’s a lot that I would like to do to build on the successes of President Obama, but also, as I’m laying out, to go beyond, and that’s in my economic plans, how I would deal with the prescription drug companies, how I would deal with college, how I would deal with a full range of issues that I’ve been talking about throughout this campaign to go further.”

Later, when asked about the rise of outsider candidates, Hillary stated “Well, I can’t think of anything more of an outsider than electing the first woman president.” Although, she added that she’s also running on her track record, not just on her gender.

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