Clinton tells Iowa she's 'thinking about it' ahead of 2016

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to a large gathering at the 37th Harkin Steak Fry, September 14, 2014 in Indianola, IowaAppearing Sunday in Iowa, a critical state in the US presidential election cycle, Hillary Clinton joked about her potential 2016 White House bid, telling Democratic supporters she was “thinking about it.” The former secretary of state, who says she will announce next year whether she will run for president, attended an annual “Steak Fry” hosted by retiring Democratic Senator Tom Harkin, where she stumped for Iowa candidates ahead of midterm elections in November. I am thinking about it,” Clinton said, in apparent reference to a White House bid. Iowa, a small farming state of 3.1 million, holds disproportionate sway in US presidential politics due to its caucuses, which are the first-in-the-nation nominating event each election cycle.

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