According to Politico, Laurene Jobs has given $25,000 to the Ready for Hillary super PAC, or political action committee, helping the group collect $1.7 million in the first three months of this year. As to date, Hillary Clinton has not publicly decided if she will actually run for office in 2016 despite the super PAC raising money in her favor.
Since the passing of Apple’s cofounder Steve Jobs in 2011, Laurene Jobs has been seen in the political limelight a few times. First, she was a guest at President Barack Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address where the President remarked about her husband’s passing. Then, it was widely reported in August of 2013 that Laurene Jobs had began dating former Washington D.C. mayor Adrian Fenty.
Laurene Jobs was appointed to Stanford University’s Board of Trustees in 2012 and is involved with several education initiatives as well.