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View From Europe: Hillary Would Be Great As Madame Secretary

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Kettmann

choice of Hillary Clinton to be his Secretary of State would represent a great show of respect to our allies that he wants the best available person to handle the job of being his top diplomat.

Why Obama Should Not Pick a Republican Secretary of Defense

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The Republicans overall now are hideous in matters of defense and foreign policy. Encouraging their perceived supremacy in those topics is a very bad idea for the country.

Should the Next Secretary of State Understand the Urgency of Climate Change?

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Hagel was out ahead of many of his Senate colleagues in acknowledging the existence of climate change, but he led the Senate fight against Kyoto.

John Kerry For Secretary Of State. Max Cleland For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

War and Climate Change are the two great issues facing our country and our world. John Kerry is better than any considered to address them.

John Kerry: Secretary Of State?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Independent reported before the election that John Kerry is a leading candidate for Barack Obama's Secretary of State: Sen. John Kerr...

Fraud Check Would Crash Ohio Voter Database, Secretary of State Says

Cleveland Plain Dealer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Columbus- Ohio's voter database was poorly constructed and cannot handle a massive check for fraud among the state's 700,000 newly registered voters, ...

Nico Pitney and Sam Stein

Eagleburger Blisters Palin: "Of Course" She's Not Ready | Nico Pitney and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A former Republican Secretary of State and one of John McCain's most prominent supporters offered a stunningly frank and remarkably bleak assessment o...

Obama's Secretary Of State: Dick Lugar?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Check Back For Updates*** Dick Lugar, is Indiana's Republican, senior senator and has frequently been named as a top choice for Obama's secretary ...

Chuck Hagel Will Help Obama Find his "Inner Nixon"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Rumors are swirling that Chuck Hagel -- and Colin Powell -- may both endorse Barack Obama in the days shortly after this debate. I have no idea if that is true -- and to some degree it doesn't matter.

Hillary: The Next Secretary of State

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

Making a clear commitment to choose Clinton for secretary of state would add much to Obama's appeal, given that his experience in foreign policy is particularly short.

Announce Hillary as Secretary of State

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen H. Dinan

It is the single most powerful and visible role in the Cabinet and a role for which she is eminently qualified.

HuffPost Citizen-Tank: What's Your Ideal Administration?

Jennifer Bogut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Bogut

Who would you have lead the country and why? Pick your president and then outline your dream cabinet. Pick at least five from the list: Attorney General, Secretaries of State, Homeland Security, Energy, Commerce....

Joe Biden: I'd Make A Great President, Secretary Of State, Vice President

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.) enthusiastically confirmed Tuesday his aspirations in a Barack Obama administration, telling reporters that he doesn't want...

Telegraph: Obama To Pay Campaign Debt, Offer Cabinet Posts

Erin Medlicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erin Medlicott

The U.K. Telegraph reports that Obama staffers are in discussions on when to pay off Clinton's campaign debt and are serious about offering her a place in the administration, perhaps as health secretary.

Condoleeza Rice Gets Sweaty With Fitness Magazine Editor

Portfolio | Jeff Bercovici | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bush Administration officials are notoriously hostile to the press, or at least those parts of it not owned by Rupert Murdoch. But ask them about thei...

Sam Stein

Bolton As McCain's Secretary Of State? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Would embattled former UN ambassador John Bolton have a place in John McCain's presidential cabinet? The idea was brewing beneath the veneer of Bolto...