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DES MOINES, Iowa — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she isn’t in a hurry to make a decision about running for president again. Her former Senate colleague, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, isn’t waiting for her to make up her mind.

Schumer endorsed Clinton for president during a speech Saturday night at an Iowa Democratic Party dinner, more than two years before the state’s presidential caucuses.

“Hillary’s experience is unrivaled and her vision is unparalleled,” Schumer, the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, said of the former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state.

“It’s time for a woman to be president,” Schumer said as the crowd of 750 rose to their feet with enthusiastic applause. “And so tonight, here in Iowa, and I won’t get this opportunity again, I am urging Hillary Clinton to run for president and, when she does, she will have my full and unwavering support.”

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