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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shakes hands with former Gov. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) after she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, participated in a Q&A panel with reporters and other guests at a Clinton campaign event at a casino in Tunica, Miss., March 25, 2016.
Marianne Means’ latest book in the series is called “Hillary’s List: A Portrait of a Presidential Candidate and a Journey in Search of the White House”
By Marianne Means, Published April 4, 2016
Hillary Clinton has been in New Hampshire for four days, campaigning at a casino in an industrial town, speaking to a few hundred people at the state fair or sitting down with a few dozen in a suburban law firm. She has flown in from New York for last-minute fundraising and made one of her rare public appearances in the state. This past week was different. Clinton came to NH to campaign at Harvard University, which boasts more than 4,000 undergraduate students. It is a liberal bastion: 80 percent of the student body is affiliated with the Democratic Party, and nearly 40 percent of the student body participates in campus-wide campaigns to influence students with the Democratic party. For her visit, Clinton spoke to graduates, faculty, and staff. She attended a black-tie dinner, where she signed hundreds of books, the New Hampshire secretary said.
For her last stop, Clinton attended Wellesley College, where she spoke to the president, who had just finished giving a speech at the graduation ceremony. Her address was a few minutes late. The crowd greeted her with a standing ovation. The student body president, who introduced Clinton in front of the student body, said she was not the only one in the audience moved by her speech.
Clinton took the stage to thunderous applause, where she thanked the student body president. She then thanked the president for his speech and introduced her husband, who spoke for only a minute. Clinton then asked him to come up on stage to thank Wellesley.
“What I would like in particular to say to you is not what we’re doing for our nation tonight. It’s what we’re doing for our