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Clinton officially opens presidential bid

BROAD PLATFORM:The former US first lady, senator and secretary of state shied away from specific proposals, but outlined economic goals aimed at closing the income gap

AP, NEW YORK

Hillary Clinton also cast the race as a choice about the economic future of the middle class, saying the Republican field is “singing the same old song.”

“They reject what it takes to build an inclusive economy,” she said. “What I once called a village that has a place for everyone. My values and lifetime of experience have given me a different vision for America.”

She also stressed her career history of advocacy work — a calling she said that was inspired by her mother’s difficult upbringing.

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