Is Hillary the most powerful woman in U.S. history?
Last week, in honor of Hillary Clinton stepping down as the Secretary of State, Newsweek made her the cover story, dubbing her “The most powerful woman in American History.”
She’s definitely been influential, and involved in the scene for an extended period of time, but (politics aside) do you think she’s the most powerful woman in American history? Who else might compete for that honor?
I haven’t made up my mind on this one yet, so I’d be interested to hear what you have to say. Please be respectful in your comments, even if you disagree.
photo credit: Newsweek
Shes_A_Bronx_Girl on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 1:25 am
i would say oprah winfrey is the most powerful women in u.s lol.
izalyn1996 on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 1:19 am
worst secretary of state ever!! -__-
llaxer15 on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 1:04 am
If you go by actual power, then it would be Nancy Pelosi who was the only women to be Speaker of the House which is 2nd in line to the President behind the Vice President, I’d say that Hillary is the most influential woman in American Politics, but technically not the most powerful
olivia_evans on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:01 pm
I think she is in politics, but not in all American History.
Bronwynn on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 7:32 pm
between her health, benghazi, & her wanting any shot at running for 2016, i’d have stepped down too. i agree with @flipstips. definitely not the most powerful woman in HISTORY, but very powerful nonetheless.
DarkBlu95 on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm
Ellen DeGeneres should be the most powerful woman in American history.
LpKat on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 5:30 pm
i dont really know anything about her besides the obvious
flipstips on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 3:57 pm
she’s the most powerful woman in American politics,
fwiz95 on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 3:42 pm
nope Oprah is!