Huma Abedin

long-time aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton

Huma Mahmood Abedin (born July 28, 1975) is an American political staffer who was vice chair of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign for President of the United States. Before that, Abedin was deputy chief of staff to Clinton when she was U.S. Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. She was also the traveling chief of staff and former assistant to Clinton during her 2008 presidential campaign for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election campaign.

Huma_Abedin at an event in 2022

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  • To make your own choices, but be thoughtful about them, not rash.
    • [1] On what she learned from her father
  • As long as you had that grounding, as long as you had that place where you knew you could draw strength, where you knew you had a strong family to support you, everything was going to be OK.
    • [2]on her family
  • Diplomacy is about meeting the world with open eyes, attuned listening and small gestures of outreach. It was second nature to Hillary Clinton.
    • [3] Abedin on diplomacy
  • "So much of what happened to me professionally felt like I was floating in a cauldron, and so much about this book is about taking control"
    • [4] Huma Abedin on her memoir, ‘Both/And,’ which comes out in paperback on October 4
  • "When I was a little girl, I believed that my life would somehow be different from the lives of everyone around me"
    • [5] in her memoir

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