Hillary Clinton on Saturday told struggling Americans "it's time" for them to share in the country's economic recovery and recalled a personal history she said inspired a lifetime of service for the disenfranchised in her first major speech since launching her presidential campaign.
"You brought our country back, now it's time, your time, to secure the gains and move ahead," Clinton said at the rally held on New York City's Roosevelt Island. "And you know what? American can't succeed unless you succeed. That is why I am running for president of the United States."
Clinton, who announced her candidacy in an online video in April, used the rally to detail a progressive platform focused on working-class Americans who continue to struggle, even as the country's economic outlook has improved.
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