Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.
The ads, which start on Tuesday and run statewide, focus on Clinton's work on behalf of families and relationship with her late mother, central themes of her early campaign. The spots are part of an effort to reintroduce one of the country's biggest political celebrities as a progressive fighter who understands the struggles of average Americans.
"After law school she could have gone to a big firm but instead went to work for the Children's Defense Fund. In Arkansas, she fought for school reform to change lives forever. Then as first lady she helped get health care for eight million kids," says a narrator in one of the ads. "You probably know the rest." READ MORE OF THIS STORY