7 Things We Learned From Hillary Clinton's "TODAY" Show Town Hall

Fresh off "SNL" season premiere appearance, Hillary Clinton appeared live on the "TODAY" show Monday for a Town Hall Q&A titled "Pancakes and Politics" in Hollis, N.H. — the most critical state in gaining the democratic nomination for president.

The town hall was moderated by "TODAY" co-host Savannah Guthrie, and participants asked a wide-range of questions including campaign-focused questions on college tuition, gun policy, and income disparity. Clinton also answered questions on lighter topics about her favorite songs and books.

Here are the seven highlights from the Town Hall.

1. On the merits of a female leader
“We have a very different perspective. Who could be more of an outsider than a woman?"

2. On the song or instrument she would play at her inauguration?
"Lean On Me"

3. On her Hillary’s alcoholic beverage of choice
"A martini. A vodka martini, in the James Bond way."

4. On her favorite book
"The Brothers Karamazov. It’s just an amazing story about faith.”

5. On whether she's ever been fired from a job
"I went to Alaska after I graduated college, where I got a job at a cannery. My first job was to get a spoon and some boots and was told to clean out the inside of the salmon."

Later on, when she questioned her boss about the quality of the fish. When she came back the next day, Clinton said, “the whole operation was gone — which I guess is the equivalent of being fired."

6. On advocating for a debt-free schooling for college affordability
"I am not in favor of making college free for Donald Trump's kids."

7. On whether she'd "hypothetically speaking" consider a vice presidential position
"Hypothetically speaking, no."

Watch Clinton in the video above talk about how she made the jump from Republican to Democrat, and learn more about her inspiring MAKERS story here

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