Could Hillary Clinton run for president again?

Speculation mounts of a third bid - and no law prevents the Democrat from running

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during last year's presidential debate
(Image credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Speculation is simmering that Hillary Clinton might make a third bid for the White House. The 72-year-old lost the Democratic Party nomination to Barack Obama in 2008 and then suffered a narrow, devastating defeat by Donald Trump in 2016.

Although it was assumed she had stepped aside from frontline politics, rumours of a third run bubbled up last week, when her husband, Bill, told an audience at Georgetown Law School that while he is precluded from running for president again, Hillary would be free to.

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