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A candidate killed by caution

Hillary Clinton’s resume was glittering—but she wasn’t trusted to deliver real change

By Suzanne Goldenberg  

Hillary Clinton delivers her concession speech ©Douliery Olivier/ABACA USA/ABACA USA/PA Images

As has often been said, Hillary Clinton had one of the most impressive resumes of any US presidential candidate in history: Ivy League education, long record of public service, well-regarded Senator, much-travelled Secretary of State and of course First Lady. That role installed her in national public life, provided a platform for her to begin the long transition from consort to candidate,…

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