Hillary Clinton Is Running For President, And Here Are 12 Powerful Women Who Support Her

So Hillary Clinton has officially announced her presidential bid... finally! As excited as you may be that Hillary Clinton is running for president, you can bet you're not alone. In fact, there are some pretty famous women who support Hillary. From famous writers and favorited athletes to some of the most powerful women in politics, Clinton has a strong backing already. It's exciting to have Hillary in the running again, and it's about time this country started seeing women in equal positions of power as men. Check out these 12 famous women who agree...

Maya Angelou

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Recently passed poet Maya Angelou was a longtime supporter of Hillary Clinton, having written a poem about her and said the following: “I made up my mind 15 years ago that if she ever ran for office I’d be on her wagon.”

Maria Cantwell

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Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington served with Hillary Clinton in the Senate for eight years. She is a firm supporter of Clinton’s run for presidential office, having signed a letter encouraging Clinton to run for president.

Anne Rice

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Novelist Anne Rice, author of The Vampire Chronicles and The Sleeping Beauty Series, has been vocal about her support of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, writing: “Hillary Clinton for Vice President!! President Obama, please, invite Hillary to be on the ticket!”

Dianne Feinstein

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Though she has been reported as saying that the email scandal could work against Clinton’s run for presidency, Senator Dianne Feinstein is a longtime ally of Hillary Clinton.

Erica Jong

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Fear of Flying writer Erica Jong has an opinion piece published by The Washington Post titled “Hillary vs. the Patriarchy.” It’s an interesting read that clearly points to her favor of Clinton.

Martha Stewart

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Businesswoman and domestic goddess Martha Stewart interviewed Clinton about her book, An Invitation to the White House, and though the footage may now be considered vintage, these two have been rumored pals ever since.

Barbara Mikulski

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Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland paved the way for women in the Senate, so it’s really no surprise that she backs the idea of a female president.

Sarah Fisher

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Indy car driver Sarah Fisher has publicly backed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential race in the past, and chances are she’ll be doing the same for the coming candidacy.

Patty Murray

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Having served with Clinton in the past, Senator Patty Murray of Washington has publicly stated that she believes “[Hillary Clinton] has a dynamic ability to bring people together at this critical time.”

Billie Jean King

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Want to know why tennis legend Billie Jean King supports Hillary Clinton? Just watch her voice her opinion in this interview.

Debbie Stabenow

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There’s no hiding Senator Debbie Stabenow’s support of Hillary Clinton. Her CNN article, entitled “Stabenow: Why I’m ready for Hillary,” states that “we need President Hillary Clinton.”

Ellen DeGeneres

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Everyone’s favorite funny lady Ellen DeGeneres stands by Hillary Clinton. Just check out what the two had to say on Ellen’s show during her last run for president.