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Secretary of State

Along Came Caroline. And Andrew. And Beau.

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Speculation about Hillary Clinton's successor in the Senate will soon be moot, but the debate about America's political dynasties is hopefully just starting.

Detractors of Hillary (DOH!)

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

If Secretary of State Clinton does nothing except push costly military solutions, then her cabinet appointment may turn out to be Obama's biggest "doh!" so far.

Hillary Clinton, Saudi Arabia and "Foggy Bottom"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Can Hillary Clinton assure us that there will not be any Saudi preferential access to Foggy Bottom in spite of the myriad millions visited on the Clinton foundation?

Bill Clinton's Loopholes: What He Can Still Do

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Clinton pledged to dial back his international charity work and personal earning power so Hillary Clinton can go to State. But in reality, a set ...

Sam Stein

Minnesota Election Could Be Decided Friday | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Minnesota Senate recount election will make a giant step towards a conclusion on Friday, when the state's canvassing board meets to determine the ...

Hillary Clinton's Disdain for Human Rights and International Law -- Change We Can Believe In?

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

For those hoping for a dramatic change in U.S. foreign policy under an Obama administration -- particularly regarding human rights, international law,...

Clinton-Obama Body Politics: It's All In The Faces (PHOTOS)

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

Click here to read Body Politics: The Clinton-Obama Relationship, Part 1... In our last post we looked at the element of touch and the role it plays ...

Friday Talking Points [57] -- End Of Prohibition 75th Anniversary Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Brian Williams, NBC's talking head extraordinaire, is probably a decent guy, a guy with whom you could sit down and have a beer. [More on the alcohol...

Body Politics: The Obama-Clinton Relationship, Pt. 1 (PHOTOS)

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

One of the striking features of the relationship between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama is how much they touch each other. As can be seen in the acc...

Sen. Clinton Champions Women's Health Worldwide

Cecile Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cecile Richards

Senator Clinton understands that improving the status of women is not simply a moral imperative; it is necessary to building democracies around the globe.

It's Not Hillary, It's the Policy Stupid!

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

Obama should declare that seeking regime change in Iran is no longer the policy of the U.S. and initiate diplomatic contacts with the Iranian government immediately without preconditions.

Clinton, Gates -- The Unveiling

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Warren

Senator Clinton, you and Sen. Obama famously dueled during the primary season over when to get out of Iraq. What is your position?

Slate Plays Dumb About The Clinton Foundation

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Interestingly, the piece never actually explains to readers what the Clinton Foundation does. Answer: It helps poor people around the world.

Lawrence Wilkerson's Lessons of War and Truth

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

Lawrence B. Wilkerson has spent 31 years as a soldier in the US Army, including military service in Vietnam. He played a role in the death of a Vietnamese girl and came to disclose that.

Clinton-Obama Detente: From Top Rival To Top Aide

New York Times | ELISABETH BUMILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The thaw in the resentful relationship between the most powerful woman in the Democratic Party and her younger male rival began at the party's conven...

Nursultan Nazarbayev

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

It will be interesting to see if the attention to Nursultan Nazarbayev will become more than an occasional opportunistic exercise in Hillary bashing.

Friday Talking Points [56] -- Turkeys Everywhere!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While today is not officially Turkey Day, I will warn you in advance that it's going to be a theme running through today's column, like gravy through ...

Secretary of State Clinton? I Just Don't Get It

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Joseph

Why would Obama want to tarnish his brand new administration with the Clinton soap opera of Monica, Whitewater, Vince Foster, Marc Rich and company when he could start fresh with an entirely new team?

Sorting Out Hillary's Secretary of State Decision

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

It's time for the New York senator to take a step forward -- to use her experience for the benefit of the country.

Will Secretary Clinton Be an Advocate for Women Worldwide?

Emily Douglas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Emily Douglas

How can the Secretary of State put pressure on governments - including our own - to recognize that women's health is a prerequisite for economic development?

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? Surprisingly, a Large Number of Republicans Say "Yes"

Ricardo Rossello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ricardo Rossello

Given conservative Republicans' beliefs that Obama is a far left candidate, the more moderate (in their view) Senator Clinton may become a more acceptable choice for Secretary of State.

Hey, At Least Hillary's Better Than Condi

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Wellen

Still, however strange it is to choose a secretary of state whose area of expertise is domestic, would her hand pressing Obama's at the foreign policy helm be disastrous?

Should Hillary Accept? Not So Fast...

Rick Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Smith

It is a gracious offer and a great opportunity, one that most would accept. But in the end, it will likely be an evaluation of the future options created or destroyed that will lead Hillary to her decision.

Bill Clinton: "I'll Do Whatever They Want"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Observer reports: Bill Clinton said he'd do "whatever they want" with respect to the vetting process and information he'd have to discl...

Hillary Clinton, Neocon Savior?

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

The neocons, deprived of a John McCain presidency, have latched onto a new potential female savior. No, it isn't Sarah Palin. It's Hillary Clinton.