Video Remarks Announcing Candidacy for President


Spoken by

Hillary Clinton

Unidentified Female: I’m getting ready for a lot of things, a lot of things.

Unidentified Female: It’s spring, so we’re starting to get the gardens ready and my tomatoes are legendary here in my own neighborhood.

Unidentified Female: My daughter is about to start kindergarten next year. And so we’re moving, just so she can belong to a better school.

Unidentified Male: [speaking in Spanish translated as “My brother and I are starting our first business.”]

Unidentified Female: After five years of raising my children, I am now going back to work.

Unidentified Female: Every day, we’re trying to get more and more money and more prepared.

Unidentified Male: A baby boy coming your way.

Unidentified Female: Right now, I’m applying for jobs.

Unidentified Female: It’s a look into what the real world will look like after college.

Unidentified Male: I’m getting married this summer to someone I really care about.

Unidentified Child: I’m going to be in a play and I’m going to be in a fish costume. (INAUDIBLE) fishes.

Unidentified Female: I’m getting ready to retire soon. Retirement means reinventing yourself in many ways.

Unidentified Female: Well, we’ve been doing a lot of home renovations.

Unidentified Male: But most importantly, we really just want to teach our dog to quit eating the trash.

Unidentified Female: And we have high hopes for 2015, that that’s going to happen.

Unidentified Male: I’ve started a new career recently. This is a fifth generation company which means a — a lot to me. This country was founded on hard work and it really feels good to be a part of that.

Clinton: I’m getting ready to do something, too. I’m running for president. Americans have fought their way back from tough economic times, but the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top.

Everyday Americans need a champion and I want to be that champion. So you can do more than just get by, you can get ahead and stay ahead, because when families are strong, America is strong.

So I’m hitting the road to earn your vote, because it’s your time and I hope you’ll join me on this journey.