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Hillary Clinton's Official Spotify Playlist Is Perfect For Your Mom's Gym Mix

Or running for president. Take your pick.

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The mix of girl power jams and classics like J.Lo's "Let's Get Loud" is the perfect mix for talking about women's rights issues, or for your middle-aged aunt who really needs some tunes to get her blood pumping at 24 Hour Fitness.

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1. American Authors, "Believer"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: This hopeful anthem has the perfect cadence for pumping those arms and legs on the elliptical.

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: Running for president comes with a lot of volunteers, and you have to keep them in line. Just make them listen to "Believer" on repeat and they should get the hint.

2. Gym Class Heroes feat. Ryan Tedder, "The Fighter"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: This mash-up of two mid-2000s classic artists (Tedder is the lead singer in OneRepublic) will make anyone want to fight for the ultimate bikini body.

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: "Until the referee rings the bell / Until both your eyes start to swell / Until the crowd goes home / What we gonna do y'all?" Now that's patriotism.

Katy Perry, "Roar"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: Oh, come on. Whose mom doesn't love a good power walk to this song?

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: The perfect girl power anthem for any female presidential candidate looking to make history, or any male presidential candidate who just appreciates their voice being heard.

4. Ariana Grande feat. Zedd, "Break Free"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: This is totally the song your mom/aunt/dad pretends to hate but then you hear them secretly jamming out to in the home gym.

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: Doesn't this make you just want to cast off the pressure of the patriarchy dominating the U.S. presidency for the past hundreds of years?

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5. Kelly Clarkson, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: This is perfect when you just need to do 10 more reps. It's not going to kill you...it's going to make you stronger...literally.

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: The campaign trail comes with a lot of haters. Zone out to Kelly Clarkson and make them regret the day they talked crap.

6. American Authors (again!), "Best Day of My Life"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: Working out is not that fun, tbh. Trick yourself by listening to this over and over again.

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: Same with running for president. Doesn't it just get really boring?

7. Pharrell Williams, "Happy"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: I'm pretty sure every Jazzercise class begins with this song. Is Jazzercise still a thing?

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: This should become your official campaign song. Imagine all of your supporters clapping in unison like a room without a roof. Genius!

8. Jennifer Lopez, "Let's Get Loud"

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Why It's Perfect for the Gym: This J.Lo classic is the perfect blend of being ~funky~ without offending anyone's grandma. Give it a spin during your next Zumba class.

Why It's Perfect for Running for President: This song delivers when you need to show you appreciate a good jam, but you also have a detailed knowledge of throwbacks. Play it at a Thursday gathering for a #tbt all ~millennials~ will enjoy.

9. NONONO, “Pumpin Blood”

Warner Music

Why It’s Perfect for the Gym: The lyrics for “Pumpin Blood” (This is your heart, it’s alive / It’s pumping blood) describe, in simple biological terms, what happens to your body when you exercise. It’s great if you need to be reminded of that for some reason.

Why It’s Perfect for Running for President: The campaign trail is all about the rush, man! (*punches mailbox*) Live for the rush!

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10. John Legend & The Roots feat. Common and Melanie Fiona, “Wake Up Everybody”

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Why It’s Perfect for the Gym: Near the end of a long workout, sometimes you need a little motivation to go (literally) the extra mile. This song will keep you believin’.

Why It’s Perfect for Running for President: This song is all about making the world a better place through hard work. It’s basically a stump speech with a melody.

11. Sara Bareilles, “Brave”

Epic

Why It’s Perfect for the Gym: Would you like to be called “brave” for working out today? Yes. Yes, you would.

Why It’s Perfect for Running for President: While having “Roar” and “Brave” on the same playlist might seem like overkill in the self-motivating empowerment department, there’s no shame in doubling down. After all the abuse presidential candidates take over the course of a campaign, they need it.

12. Kris Allen, “Fighters”

RCA

Why It’s Perfect for the Gym: The greatest workout struggle is fighting your way to the gym. This is a good one to listen to while you’re trying to decide whether or not to just kick it on the couch and watch Netflix.

Why It’s Perfect for Running for President: “They could knock you down and make you fall / But we’ll get back up 'cause after all / We’re born to be fighters / And we’re fighting for life.” Yeah, you get it.

13. Jon Bon Jovi, “Beautiful Day”

Republic

Why It’s Perfect for the Gym: Everyone needs that one song on their workout playlist that is incredibly embarrassing. This could be yours.

Why It’s Perfect for Running for President: Not every song on your campaign playlist can be from 2012 or 2013. You need a new jam, but not too new that it scares your voter base. The compromise: How about an old artist singing a new song?

14. Marc Anthony, “Vivir Mi Vida”

Sony Music Latin

Why It’s Perfect for the Gym: You have no idea what Marc Anthony’s saying (something about “living,” probably). But you like getting down to it in your dance-fitness class.

Why It’s Perfect for Running for President: You have no idea what Marc Anthony’s saying (something about “living,” probably). But you know that a large population of voters you’re trying to attract know exactly what he’s saying, and that’s good enough for you.

Listen to the whole playlist below.

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Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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