AP - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Saturday of a brewing "perfect storm" of economic woes, political repression and popular discontent across the Middle East and urged regional leaders to embrace democratic reforms despite risks of short-term instability.
Carey Mulligan has turned down the chance to star as Hillary Clinton in Rodham, a forthcoming biopic of the former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The United States called on Middle East leaders to heed popular unrest in the region, as key regional ally Israel Wednesday sent Defense Minister Ehud Barak to Washington for top-level talks.Despite a push by US officials on Egypt to begin enacting reforms and broaden dialogue with opposition groups, Vice President Omar Suleiman warned against such a "hasty" move that he said would lead to even more unrest.Barak was to arrive later Wednesday for talks that Israeli media said would center on the unfolding crisis in Egypt, continuing into its third week.
When officials at the University of California at Los Angeles began negotiating a $300,000 speech appearance by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the school had one request: Could we get a reduced rate for public universities?
The answer from Clinton’s representatives: $300,000 is the “special university rate.”
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday warned Internet firms to avoid offering the "tools of oppression" to authoritarian Middle East regimes trying to crush democracy protests.Clinton urged private companies to "embrace (their) role in protecting Internet freedom" and ensure protection of ordinary people as well as political activists.Speaking at an Internet conference in The Hague, the chief US diplomat cited cases where "companies' products and services were used as tools of oppression," without naming the companies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton stayed on safe political ground Tuesday, advocating women's rights globally in a 12-minute speech, but that was enough to excite fans imploring the former first lady, senator and secretary of state to run again for president three years from now.
Hillary Rodham Clinton formally resigned Friday as America’s 67th secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her shatter records for the number of countries visited.
In a letter sent to President Barack Obama shortly before she was to leave the State Department for the last time in her official capacity, Clinton thanked her former foe for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination for the opportunity to serve in his administration. Clinton said it had been an honor to be part of his Cabinet.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been speaking with staff and reviewing paperwork from the New York hospital where she is recovering from a blood clot in her head, the State Department said Wednesday.
Doctors continue to monitor Clinton’s progress and her response to blood thinners intended to dissolve the clot. Aides said there was no update Wednesday on her condition, but emphasized that the secretary remained engaged with staff in Washington who are handling U.S. foreign policy in her absence.