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Hillary Clinton  Doting grandmother, among other things.

For a new project, #ThisIs18, @nytgender asked women around the country what advice we'd give to our 18-year-old selves. To young Hillary in Park Ridge, Illinois, I'd say: For a girl who likes to have a plan, you're going to have to take a lot of leaps of faith. But believe in yourself, you’re doing great.

"To stand still is to retreat," Eleanor Roosevelt said. For the next three weeks, we all have a chance to help save our democracy from a rising tide of hate, corruption, and authoritarianism. Are you rallying friends, are you knocking on doors, are you marching forward?

Yes, that means voting. But it also means debating and compromising, participating in shared institutions, and honoring the rights and needs of all citizens. I was honored to share this message at Queen's University Belfast today.

I spoke at Oxford University today about the challenges ahead of us, both abroad and at home, and how we can come together to meet them for the sake of our democracy. Link in bio.

Six years ago today, a Taliban gunman walked up to Malala Yousafzai as she was trying to board her school bus in northern Pakistan and shot her for the crime of wanting an education. Her resilience and commitment to justice has made her a leading voice for the rights of girls around the world. As she has said: “If one man can destroy everything, why can't one girl change it?”

Do you live in one of the following states? Today is your last chance to register to vote in this critical election. Check your registration today, and ask a friend or two (or three) to join you. IWillVote.com

Hope to see you there! AnEveningWithTheClintons.com

My heartfelt congratulations to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their well-deserved Nobel Peace Prize. I was honored to meet them while presenting them with Georgetown University's Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security in 2014 and 2018. They've both courageously worked to focus the world's attention on the horrific problem of sexual violence as a weapon of war, often at great risk to their own personal safety. Their work has helped survivors get the care they need, along with a measure of peace.

Have you heard this old saying? Make sure you're at the table. IWillVote.com

“History will judge societies and governments—and their institutions—not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless.” César Chávez founded the United Farm Workers 62 years ago this week.

With a historic number of women running this year, we have a tremendous opportunity to make our government better reflect our country. We'd all be lucky to see these four extraordinary candidates win their races for Congress this fall:⁣⁣
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@LucyWins2018 is a businesswoman and activist running for Congress in the 6th district of Georgia. After her son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed, Lucy turned her grief into action by fighting for both gun safety and criminal justice reform. ⁣⁣
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#GinaOrtizJones is a veteran of the Iraq war, intelligence officer, and candidate for Congress in the 23rd district of Texas. She wants to create good-paying jobs and expand health care options for all Texans. ⁣⁣
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@StaceyAbrams is the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia. She’s served as Georgia’s House Minority Leader, founded a voter registration organization, and written eight romance novels! She’s running to strengthen Georgia's schools and economy.⁣⁣

@Deb4CongressNM is a lawyer, an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna, and a candidate for Congress in the 1st district of New Mexico. If Deb wins in November, she’ll be the first Native woman elected to Congress. ⁣⁣
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Donate your time or money to their campaigns if you can. Our government should represent us, and Congress is only 20% women right now. Let's change that ratio!

There are 50 days left until the midterm elections. That's 50 days to put our anger and frustration to work, gather up friends and neighbors, and get to work rebuilding our democracy. Do more than vote this year—volunteer: https://thelastweekend.org/

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