Michelle Obama the most admired woman in America

Hillary Clinton not named most admired woman in America for first time since 2002.

Gary Willig,

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama is the most admired woman in America, according to a new Gallup poll.

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fell to third place after having been named the most admired woman in America every year from 2002-2017.

Talk show host Oprah Winfry placed second, while current First Lady Melania Trump placed fourth.

Michelle Obama has been on a speaking tour recently to promote her memoir, "Becoming."

Queen Elizabeth, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and incoming House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rounded out the top ten most admired women, according to the poll.




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