Despite this, she could not beat former President Barack Obama in the 2008 election, and so "the more liberal Hillary 3.0 emerged", for the 2016 election.
Penn said he believes Clinton will try to skip as much of the year-long run-up to the first 2020 primary as she can, and then re-energize the Democratic base's core.
But Mark Penn, a longtime pollster and adviser to Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that she won't 'let a little thing like two stunning defeats stand in the way of her claim to the White House'.
The response from the White House?
Penn and Andrew Stein, a former Democratic Manhattan borough president, wrote that Clinton 4.0 is about to be unleashed as a "progressive firebrand" who will "fight this out until the last dog dies". The internecine warfare that would erupt between the Clinton loyalists and the rest of the Democratic Party if she insisted on the same special treatment she got last time-and you know she'd do it-would work in Trump's favor.More news: Ranveer Singh’s Mumbai Residence Decorated Lavishly To Welcome Deepika Padukone
Clinton has said in the past that she is not interested in running again and has made no public effort to push for a presidential bid as of yet. The second time I ran, I was defeated by a loudmouthed businessman and that was extremely humiliating.
Others close to Mrs Clinton have played down the claims.
"Dear God, please, yes", Conway tweeted. She won her party's nod in 2016 only to find herself crushed by Donald Trump's unexpected populist uprising.
They 'will be fuming that she is back and stealing their show, ' they wrote. The new version of Clinton, however, has learned from all these mistakes.
According to the Washington Examiner, Clinton confirmed the move through a memo released by her "Onward Together" organization; asking for donations to help finance the efforts to take Florida's Senate race and Governor's office.