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Hillary Clinton Kicking Off High-Profile Book Tour

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    Hillary Clinton Kicking Off High-Profile Book Tour
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    FILE - This May 14, 2014 file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking in Washington. Clinton said Friday, the dream of upward mobility feels further and further out of reach for many Americans struggling in the economy. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate offered her most extensive remarks on promoting economic growth since leaving the State Department. She pointed to the need to promote policies to help struggling workers and young Americans find jobs and get training.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is embarking on a book tour this week that will feature overtones of a potential presidential campaign in 2016. The tour could offer a window into the former secretary of state's stamina and how she might present her rationale for another White House bid.

    Clinton's memoir, "Hard Choices,'' will be released on Tuesday, accompanied by interviews with news organizations. Clinton will appear at book events this week in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and suburban Washington, D.C.

    On Friday, Clinton will make a stop at Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University for a book signing hosted by Politics and Prose. The event is sold out, but the Northwest D.C. bookstore says it hopes to get additional signed copies to sale afterwards. The next day Clinton will sign books at the Costco in Pentagon City.

    The former first lady remains the leading Democratic contender for the White House if she chooses to run for president again.

    Republicans have aggressively challenged her record at the State Department in anticipation of another campaign.