Though she has kept silent about whether she plans to run for president in 2016, Hillary Rodham Clinton's potential candidacy has continued to pick up steam. Ready for Hillary, a super PAC pushing Clinton to run, has reportedly already received -- and declined -- offers for donations worth millions of dollars.
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In this article, it talks about a super PAC called Ready for Hillary who is already trying to campaign for Hillary Clinton even though she has not yet confirmed she will be running in 2016. The super PAC, being an "independent expenditure committee," is legally able to accept unlimited amounts of money from individuals and corporations. However, Ready for Hillary has turned out many offers and some worth about seven figures. Why? They say that they want to focus on "grassroot efforts" that had given Obama the edge he had needed to win back in 2008. This Super PAC has even gone as far as to enlist those who were part of Obama's campaign party to help. With the help of Ready for Hillary, Hillary Clinton has a pretty good chance of winning, however there are also some PACs out there that are against Hillary Clinton too. Luckily, there are also other PACs, apart from Ready for Hillary, that are in hope of Hillary Clinton's running and are ready to help.
I think that Hillary Clinton has a very good chance of winning the election if she runs in 2016. The super PAC is one of the main reasons. Hillary Clinton has not even said for sure that she plans to run and yet she already has several people and POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES (PAC) that are raising money for her campaign. Money is very important when it comes to elections. More often than not those who spend more money on their campaign win. PACs are one of the main resources of money that a candidate has when it comes to running for president, and Hillary already has some that are 100 percent dedicated to her so she stands very likely to win. Not to mention Hillary Clinton, in some ways, could be thought of as an INCUMBENT. Her husband had been president and she was the former secretary of state and Senator. Her name is already famous and that gives a big advantage with the people when they vote. People tend to vote for names they recognize which is why INCUMBENTS almost always wins. Also, she is a women. I believe that one of the main reasons Obama had won was because he was black and would be the first black president. I think that the same is likely for Hillary. If she were to win she would become the first female president and that could gain her a lot of votes. Hillary Clinton already obviously seems to have a lot of support and I think that her chances of winning are very high.