How Clinton finally bested Sanders

What was initially expected to be a walk in the park for Hillary Clinton towards the White House nomination became an epic battle of more than 420 daysShortly after declaring her candidacy for the US presidency in April 2015, Hillary Clinton hit the road in a van to win the hearts of Democrats. Clinton is only an average public speaker — her skills do not match the soaring oratory of Barack Obama, the man she hopes to succeed, or the foot-stamping rhetoric of her rival Bernie Sanders and her presumptive Republican opponent in November, Donald Trump. April 12, 2015: After months of hollow suspense, Clinton launched her White House bid with a video and a tweet.

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