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Hillary Clinton addresses a town hall hosted by the AFL-CIO in Detroit in 2007. During the 2008 campaign, Clinton said the U.S. should take a timeout on trade deals after supporting NAFTA in the 1990s. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Evolution Or Expediency? Clinton's Changing Positions Over A Long Career

Her positions on issues from trade to same-sex marriage have changed. Critics say it's often because of political expediency, while supporters insist she learns and adapts to new circumstances.

Hillary Clinton addresses a town hall hosted by the AFL-CIO in Detroit in 2007. During the 2008 campaign, Clinton said the U.S. should take a timeout on trade deals after supporting NAFTA in the 1990s. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Evolution Or Expediency? Clinton's Changing Positions Over A Long Career

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