Hugh Rodham

American lawyer Hugh Rodham

Hugh Edwin Rodham) is an American lawyer, businessman and Democratic Party politician who is the brother of former New York Senator and First Lady and current Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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Birthday
26 May 1950

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Clinton father's gravestone toppled: police
Yahoo News - almost 3 years
The gravestone of Hillary Clinton's late father was pushed to the ground in a Pennsylvania cemetery after his daughter announced her second run for the presidency, police said Wednesday. Hugh Rodham, who managed a textiles business and died in 1993, is buried in the Washburn Street Cemetery in the Pennsylvania town of Scranton, which is largely Democrat. A friend of the Clintons who takes care of the grave discovered Tuesday that the headstone had been pushed over, Scranton police lieutenant Glenn Thomas told AFP.
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We can choose our friends - The Star Democrat
Google News - over 6 years
Hillary Clinton's brother, Hugh Rodham, received $400000 for brokering a presidential pardon for Glenn Braswell. George HW Bush's brother, Neil, was a member of the board of directors of the Silverado Savings and Loan which failed and cost taxpayers
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Barack Obama shown up by drink-driving uncle - First Post
Google News - over 6 years
Bill Clinton also suffered for the exploits of his brother-in-law Hugh Rodham, who was accused of influence-peddling and being involved in the presidential commutation of Carlos Vignali's sentence for drug trafficking. • While many considered George W
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City cites West Scranton cemetery for unsafe sidewalks and overgrown grass - Scranton Times-Tribune
Google News - over 6 years
The cemetery - where US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's father, Hugh Rodham, is interred - has been a focus of criticism by area residents, who say it is in bad condition. "The cemetery is in disastrous shape," Lois Hill said Thursday,
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Nightclub King Gerry Kelly Throws Himself a Birthday Bash - Examiner.com
Google News - over 6 years
For his birthday party, he celebrities included Hugh Rodham (Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's brother), designer Jean Pablo Cabrera, who brought along a phalanx of befeathered models, and other notables, including special guest Victor Rosado,
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Open Letter to Hillary Clinton from Ethiopia - Nazret.com (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
While not classically rich, your father, Hugh Rodham, was neither a pauper in any sense of the word. I think the chronicle of your phenomenal rise to fame and prominence rather stands for the ideal absent in far too many countries, but not in the US:
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The Most Anticipated Celebration Of The Year Is Here: Gerry Kelly's Legendary ... - AUTO-MOBI.info (press release)
Google News - over 6 years
Carlos Ponce, Hugh Rodham Clinton, Senator Frederica Wilson, Dwayne Wade and more, have all been a part of his events and nightclub scenes. "Trio on the Bay is thrilled and excited to be celebrating Gerry Kelly's Birthday X-Travaganza," said Louie
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Washburn Street Cemetery disrepair continues to cause concern - Scranton Times-Tribune
Google News - almost 7 years
The historic cemetery - where US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's father, Hugh Rodham, is interred - is an example of properties that repeatedly fall into disrepair despite warnings and citations, city officials say. Mr. Seitzinger said there are
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SORRY STATE AT WASHBURN CEMETERY - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - almost 7 years
BELOW: The grave of Hugh Rodham, father of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is among those of historical significance. When Scranton City Council Vice President Pat Rogan assessed the Washburn Street Cemetery for himself on Thursday afternoon,
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Bill Session
NYTimes - over 8 years
THE CLINTON TAPES Wrestling History With the President By Taylor Branch Illustrated. 707 pp. Simon & Schuster. $35 At the beginning of this odd, revealing and often delightful book, we find the newly minted President Bill Clinton in the White House with a group of Democratic senators, debating what to do about gays in the military. Robert Byrd of
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In Trade Post Contender, Political Benefits for Obama
NYTimes - about 9 years
If President-elect Barack Obama appoints Representative Xavier Becerra, Democrat of California, as his chief trade negotiator, it would punch several political tickets at once for Mr. Obama. Mr. Becerra, who has emerged as the leading candidate to become United States trade representative in the Obama administration, is known as a defender of
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OP-ED COLUMNIST; Seeds Of Destruction
NYTimes - almost 10 years
The Clintons have never understood how to exit the stage gracefully. Their repertoire has always been deficient in grace and class. So there was Hillary Clinton cold-bloodedly asserting to USA Today that she was the candidate favored by ''hard-working Americans, white Americans,'' and that her opponent, Barack Obama, the black candidate, just can't
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11,000 Long-Awaited Pages of Clinton's Schedules as First Lady Are Released
NYTimes - almost 10 years
The National Archives and the William J. Clinton Presidential Library on Wednesday released more than 11,000 pages of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's public schedules for her eight years as first lady. The long-awaited documents, released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request and a lawsuit, show her daily activities, from meeting
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THE LONG RUN; Clinton's Gradual Education on Issues of Race
NYTimes - about 10 years
-- Growing up in the palest of Chicago suburbs, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton had some of her earliest exposures to African-Americans through field trips. She sat in the back of her father's Cadillac as he detoured through the inner city, cautioning her about the fate of people who, in his conservative Republican view, lacked the self-discipline
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THE LONG RUN; Clinton Proudly Talks of Scars While Keeping Her Guard Up
NYTimes - about 10 years
In July 2000, Hillary Clinton stood on a stage at the University of Arkansas and struggled to keep her composure. Her voice was unusually soft that day, her words seemingly unfiltered. ''Diane, you were the awesomest,'' Mrs. Clinton said, referring to Diane Blair, a political science professor whose eulogy she was giving. ''You were the best person
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THE LONG RUN; In Turmoil of '68, Clinton Found a New Voice
NYTimes - over 10 years
In September 1968, Hillary Diane Rodham, role model and student government president, was addressing Wellesley College freshmen girls -- back when they were still called ''girls'' -- about methods of protest. It was a hot topic in that overheated year of what she termed ''confrontation politics from Chicago to Czechoslovakia.'' ''Dynamism is a
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Good Hillary, Bad Hillary
NYTimes - over 10 years
A WOMAN IN CHARGE The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton. By Carl Bernstein. Illustrated. 628 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $27.95. HER WAY The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton. By Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta Jr. Illustrated. 438 pp. Little, Brown & Company. $29.99. A thought experiment: What would Hillary Rodham Clinton have been like if she
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For Clinton, Faith Intertwines With Political Life
NYTimes - over 10 years
Long before her beliefs would be tested in the most wrenching of ways as first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton taught an adult Sunday school class on the importance of forgiveness. It is a lesson, she says, that she has harked back to often. ''We all have things that oftentimes we're upset about, or ashamed of, or feel guilty over, and so many people
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Hugh Rodham
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 65
    He has played no public role in the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, 2016.
  • 2015
    Age 64
    By 2015, he was still working at Rodham & Fine.
  • FIFTIES
  • 2008
    Age 57
    Subsequently, Rodham stayed out of the public eye. When his sister's 2008 presidential campaign came to the family summer home of Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the state primary, he hosted a reception for campaign workers.
  • 2001
    Age 50
    By 2001 he was working in the law firm of Rodham & Fine in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
    As the Clinton administration came to a close in early 2001, it was discovered that Hugh Rodham received around $400,000 for legal services regarding gaining the Presidential pardon of businessman Glenn Braswell who had been convicted of fraud, and the sentence commutation of drug trafficker Carlos Vignali.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1999
    Age 48
    In 1999, Hugh and brother Tony Rodham entered into a $118 million venture to grow and export hazelnuts from the Republic of Georgia.
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  • 1995
    Age 44
    During 1995 through 1997 Rodham started working on a very large tobacco lawsuit with other attorneys; observers were puzzled as to Rodham's involvement, given his limited experience in the area, and speculated that influence peddling might be the reason.
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  • 1994
    Age 43
    In November 1994, Rodham lost by a 70 percent to 30 percent margin to Mack.
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    Rodham left the public defenders office to run for the United States Senate in Florida in 1994.
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    Rodham made one run for political office, winning the 1994 Democratic nomination for the United States Senate seat from Florida, but losing the general election to incumbent Senator Connie Mack III.
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  • 1993
    Age 42
    In 1993, Hugh Rodham and his brother Tony ignited a small controversy when they tried to solicit corporate donations for Clinton's inaugural parties; they dropped the effort after a public outcry.
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  • 1992
    Age 41
    She switched from being a Republican to a Democrat during the Bill Clinton presidential campaign, 1992, and founded a group known as Cuban-American Women for Clinton.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1986
    Age 35
    Rodham married Maria Victoria Arias, a Cuban immigrant lawyer whom he met while she was interning at the public defender's office, in 1986.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1980
    Age 29
    Rodham moved to Miami, where he began to practice criminal law; from around 1980 he became an investigator for the public defender in Dade County.
  • 1972
    Age 21
    Like his father, Rodham attended Pennsylvania State University, graduating in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Health and Human Development.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1968
    Age 17
    Attending Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Rodham was known as what one writer later termed a "fun-loving jock" and was not as academically oriented as his sister had been. He graduated from Maine South High School in 1968, playing on the football, wrestling, and baseball teams.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Born
    Born in 1950.
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