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Hillary and Bill Clinton 'earn $25 million' for speeches

Credit: Reuters

Hillary and Bill Clinton have earned over $25 million for delivering over 100 speeches since 2014, US media has reported.

The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal say that they obtained the information from financial disclosure forms.

Hillary Clinton, who is the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, also earned $5 million in royalties for her book, "Hard Choices," which was released in June, according to the newspapers.

Clinton set for first campaign events of presidency bid

Hillary Clinton is beginning a tour of the United States as her bid to become President starts in earnest.

The former Secretary of State will be attending her first events in Iowa this week, after launching her campaign yesterday.

She tweeted from a stop in Pennsylvania: "Met a great family when we stopped this afternoon. Many more to come."

Hillary Clinton promises to be America's 'champion'

The former first lady Hillary Clinton has officially declared she wants to become the next US President.

In a video message she announced her intention to run for the Democratic nomination in 2016, telling Americans she wants to be 'their champion.' Mrs Clinton lost out to Barack Obama who won the nomination in 2008 and he's now endorsed her candidacy.

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports:

Hillary Clinton announces 2016 US presidential run

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has announced her decision to run as a candidate in the 2016 presidential race.

On her official website, Ms Clinton says that she wants to be the "champion" of the American people.

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Obama: Hillary Clinton would be 'excellent president'

Hillary Clinton would be an "excellent president," US President Barack Obama said on Saturday, one day before his former secretary of state is expected to announce her campaign for the White House in 2016.

Obama: Hillary Clinton would be 'excellent president'. Credit: PA

"She was a formidable candidate in 2008, she was a great supporter of mine in the general election, she was an outstanding secretary of state, she is my friend. I think she would be an excellent president," Obama said during a news conference at the Americas summit in Panama City.

Clinton to announce intention to run for President

Hillary Clinton is due to announce her intention to seek nomination to run for president for the Democrats on Sunday.

The former US Secretary of State is expected to make the announcement through video and social media, a party official said today.

Following the announcement, she will travel to the key voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire, the source, who is close to Clinton, said.

"She's expected to make her intention to run known on Sunday," the source said.

Meet Bill and Hillary Clinton's new granddaughter

The first pictures of Bill and Hillary Clinton's new granddaughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky have been released

Bill and Hillary Clinton with their newborn granddaughter Charlotte. Credit: Jon Davidson

The doting grandparents are seen cooing over the new arrival who is the first child for their daughter Chelsea and her husband Marc.

We are blessed, grateful, and so happy to be the grandparents of a beautiful girl, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, born on Friday evening... Chelsea is well and glowing. Marc is bursting with pride. Charlotte's life is off to a good start.

– Bill and Hillary Clinton

Hillary to decide on presidential bid after New Year

Hillary Clinton lost the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama in 2008. Credit: Eventpress Stauffenberg/DPA

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will decide whether she will make a second presidential bid from the start of 2015.

Speaking at an event in Mexico City, Mrs Clinton said: "I am going to be making a decision...probably after the first of the year about whether I'm going to run again or not."

Mrs Clinton had previously said she was unlikely to decide this year whether she would run for the 2016 US presidential election.

It comes after she lost the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama in 2008.

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