Hilary Clinton loses position as most admired woman first time in 17 years

The reign of former first lady of the United States of America, Hillary Clinton as the most admired woman in American was over for the first time in 17 years, as she was over throned by another former First Lady, Michelle Obama, according to a Gallup poll published on Thursday.

Former President Barack Obama was named the man Americans admire most for the 11th year in a row, Gallup said.

Fifteen per cent of the 1,025 Americans polled said the woman they admire most is Michelle Obama, who is currently on a tour promoting her book “Becoming.”

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey was second with five per cent followed by Hillary Clinton and First Lady Melania Trump with four per cent.

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Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee and a former US senator and secretary of state, has topped the list 22 times including the past 17 years in a row.

Nineteen per cent of those polled said Barack Obama was the man they admired most.

Trump was second with 13 per cent followed by former president George W. Bush and Pope Francis, who was tied with two per cent.

Gallup said the survey conducted December 3-12 had a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points.

Source: (AFP)


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