Hillary Rodham Clinton http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24822/all en Clinton says she will step off fast track 'for a little while' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/clinton-says-she-will-step-fast-track-little-while <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday she would step off the fast track "for a little while" when she leaves the State Department but she gave no hint as to whether she may ultimately run again for U.S. president.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters for the first time since a stomach virus, concussion and blood clot kept her out of public view for nearly a month, Clinton said she wanted to ensure a seamless transition to Senator John Kerry, who has been nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed her.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/clinton-says-she-will-step-fast-track-little-while" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Clinton Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732265 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton defends her handling of Benghazi attack in testimony http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-defends-her-handling-benghazi-attack-testimony <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday defended her handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans, an event that threatens to stain her legacy at the State Department.</p> <p>Clinton cast the incident, the first in which a U.S. ambassador was killed since 1988, as part of a long history of such violence as well as the result of regional instability since the Arab Spring of popular revolutions began in 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-defends-her-handling-benghazi-attack-testimony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:45:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738321 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Clinton forcefully defends handling of Benghazi attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-chokes-she-defends-handling-benghazi-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Clinton is fierce and emotional in congressional testimony</p> <p>* September attack in Libya killed U.S. ambassador, three others</p> <p>* Republican senator says he would have fired Clinton (Adds details)</p> <p>By Arshad Mohammed and Tabassum Zakaria</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday forcefully defended her handling of the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi and denied any effort to mislead the American people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-chokes-she-defends-handling-benghazi-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Politics Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:00:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738357 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton coy about political future in joint interview with Obama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/clinton-coy-about-political-future-joint-interview-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Refrains from "predictions" about political future</p> <p>* Many Democrats want her to run for president in 2016</p> <p>* Says "lingering effects" from concussion "will disappear"</p> <p>* Obama scolds "incorrigible" press for 2016 election talk</p> <p>By Roberta Rampton</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/clinton-coy-about-political-future-joint-interview-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740293 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton says successor to explore Middle East peace openings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/blank-headline-received-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Paul Eckert</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Last week's parliamentary elections in Israel open new avenues for Middle East Peace and the United States will pursue potential opportunities, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday.</p> <p>"I actually think that this election opens doors, not nails them shut," she told an assembly in Washington that was broadcast worldwide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/blank-headline-received-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741025 at http://www.globalpost.com US will lead the 21st century: Clinton in last speech http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-will-lead-the-21st-century-clinton-last-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday took issue with critics who say US global power is waning, arguing in her final public speech in office that America will continue to lead the 21st century.</p> <p>But on the day before she officially steps down, Clinton called for the nation's institutions and relationships to be modernized, saying what was needed was "a new architecture for this new world. More Frank Gehry than formal Greek."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-will-lead-the-21st-century-clinton-last-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:45:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742199 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton: window for Iran talks can't stay open 'too much longer' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/clinton-window-iran-talks-cant-stay-open-too-much-longer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The window for negotiations with Iran about its nuclear program cannot stay open for "too much longer," outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday but she declined to provide a deadline.</p> <p>"I don't think the window can remain open for too much longer (but) I am not going to put days, weeks or months on it," Clinton told a small group of reporters on her second-to-last day as the chief U.S. diplomat. (Reporting By Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Sandra Maler)</p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:45:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742351 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton's legacy at the heart of US diplomacy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/clintons-legacy-at-the-heart-us-diplomacy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hillary Clinton is stepping down as the top US diplomat firm in the belief she has restored America's global standing during her tenure that may also have traced a path to the White House in 2016.</p> <p>But as she sweeps out of the imposing buildings of the State Department for the last time on Friday, how will history judge her as secretary of state?</p> <p>How she stacks up against giants of American diplomacy like Henry Kissinger and James Baker and how she'll fill in the blank pages as she opens a new chapter in her life remain open questions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/clintons-legacy-at-the-heart-us-diplomacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Human Interest Politics Politics of the United States Technology United States AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:45:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742505 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton's new website stokes 2016 speculation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/clintons-new-website-stokes-2016-speculation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Once again fueling speculation about whether she will run for president in 2016, Hillary Clinton launched a new website even before she officially stepped down as secretary of state.</p> <p>HillaryClintonOffice.com only features a picture of Clinton -- without the black glasses she took to wearing in the last few weeks of her reign at the State Department -- and a contact sheet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/clintons-new-website-stokes-2016-speculation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics of the United States Technology United States AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 20:30:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748092 at http://www.globalpost.com Hillary Clinton most popular U.S. politician, poll shows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/hillary-clinton-most-popular-us-politician-poll-shows <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* 61 percent of Americans see Clinton as 'favorable'</p> <p>* Republicans Boehner, Ryan get low positive marks</p> <p>By Susan Heavey</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the most popular U.S. politician, surpassing fellow Democrats President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as well as leading Republicans, a national poll found.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/hillary-clinton-most-popular-us-politician-poll-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Rodham Clinton Joe Biden Politics of the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750223 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. House Republicans propose extra $2 billion for embassy security http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/us-house-republicans-propose-extra-2-billion-embassy-security <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Susan Cornwell</p> <p>WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - U.S. House Republican leaders proposed on Monday to spend another $2 billion on U.S. diplomatic security this year, using money unspent in Iraq to provide cash the Obama administration said was necessary to help prevent another Benghazi-style attack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/us-house-republicans-propose-extra-2-billion-embassy-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hillary Rodham Clinton Human Interest Politics Politics of the United States United States federal budget USD Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Mar 2013 23:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773343 at http://www.globalpost.com Hillary Clinton tops 2016 US presidential poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/hillary-clinton-tops-2016-us-presidential-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 2016 US election might be a full three and a half years away, but that is not stopping pollsters from asking voters who has the early presidential edge. And the advantage goes to Hillary Clinton.</p> <p>The recently retired secretary of state and former first lady would handily defeat any of three leading potential Republican candidates, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the Quinnipiac University poll said Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/hillary-clinton-tops-2016-us-presidential-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Democratic Party presidential primaries Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics Politics of the United States AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:46:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775982 at http://www.globalpost.com Hillary Clinton backs gay marriage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/hillary-clinton-backs-gay-marriage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who may be eyeing a run in the 2016 presidential election, on Monday came off the sidelines and announced her support for gay marriage.</p> <p>While Clinton pushed gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) rights during her four-year tenure as America's top diplomat, considering them human rights, she had not until now advocated for gay marriage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/hillary-clinton-backs-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Hospitality Law Politics Politics of the United States United States AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:01:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786917 at http://www.globalpost.com Hillary Clinton backs gay marriage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/hillary-clinton-backs-gay-marriage-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who may be eyeing a run in the 2016 presidential election, came off the sidelines Monday and announced her support for gay marriage.</p> <p>While Clinton pushed gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) rights during her four-year tenure as America's top diplomat, considering them human rights, she had not until now advocated for same-sex marriage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/hillary-clinton-backs-gay-marriage-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Hospitality Law Politics Politics of the United States United States AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:15:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5787197 at http://www.globalpost.com Hillary Clinton to pen 'ultimate book' on world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/hillary-clinton-pen-ultimate-book-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hillary Clinton, whose every move is being scrutinized for signs that she might make a 2016 presidential run, announced Thursday she's penning a book outlining her views on the United States' role in the world.</p> <p>The ex-secretary of state's first book since leaving office will be published by Simon &amp; Schuster in the summer of 2014, midway through President Barack Obama's final term, the publisher said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/hillary-clinton-pen-ultimate-book-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics Politics of the United States United States AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:00:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801589 at http://www.globalpost.com