Gallup Poll: Michelle Obama Named Most Admired Woman for the First Time

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Michelle Obama has ended Hillary Clinton’s run as Gallup‘s most admired woman in America. Former President Barack Obama retains his title as Gallup’s most admired man for the 11th year in a row.
For the first time in 17 years, Hillary Clinton is not the most admired woman in America, according to respondents polled for Gallup’s annual survey, conducted Dec. 3-12.
Mrs Obama was most admired by 15 percent of those polled, while her husband Barack was the most admired man by 19% of those polled.
Clinton who finished first 22 straight times  more than any man or woman  finished second on three occasions and third once (this year), according to Gallup.
President Donald Trump was named #2 most admired man in the country. This marks the 13th time that a sitting president didn’t win the top spot for most admired man.
Oprah Winfrey, who finished at #2 for most admired woman, was mentioned for the 31st time in the poll. Oprah has never finished 1st in the poll.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth was mentioned in the top 10 of the Gallup poll for the 50th straight time. Gallup first asked the questions in 1946.
The rankings are based on the total number of responses.
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