Political expert: Hillary Clinton’s influence has never been greater

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Hillary Clinton may not be running for president, but at least one political expert says her influence has never been greater.

The former first lady and secretary of state officially set the record straight in an exclusive interview with Tara Rosenblum.

Iona professor Jeanne Zaino believes Clinton is doing the right thing.

“This gives her more of a voice, more power to push for what she really believes in,” she says.

Zaino says Clinton has also paved a way for all the female candidates seeking the presidency next year.

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“She cracked that glass ceiling, she broke it into pieces. She opened the door for women,” says Zaino.

Francessa Hagadus, who headed up the White Plains chapter of Friends of Hillary during the last presidential campaign, was so inspired by Clinton’s historic race that she ran for office. She won, and became the first Democrat in three decades to win a seat on the Mount Pleasant Town Board.

Watch the entire interview:

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