HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Rice’s star rises as cong...

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:27 PM

Rice’s star rises as congressional opposition dims [View all]

Source: AP


BY BRADLEY KLAPPER


TOPICS: FROM THE WIRES, POLITICS NEWS

WASHINGTON (AP) — With congressional opposition softening, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice could find her name in contention as early as this week to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of State. It’s a step that may signal greater U.S. willingness to intervene in world crises.

As President Barack Obama nears a decision on Clinton’s successor, Rice has emerged as the clear front-runner on a short list of candidates that many believe has been narrowed to just her and Sen. John Kerry, despite lingering questions over her comments about the deadly Sept. 11 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya.

Administration officials and congressional aides say Rice will be making the rounds on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss the attack in private meetings with key lawmakers whose support she would need to be confirmed.

-30-



Read more: http://www.salon.com/2012/11/26/rices_star_rises_as_congressional_opposition_dims/

59 replies, 6295 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 59 replies Author Time Post
Reply Rice’s star rises as congressional opposition dims [View all]
DonViejo Nov 2012 OP
leveymg Nov 2012 #1
Dokkie Nov 2012 #3
leveymg Nov 2012 #5
wisteria Nov 2012 #29
geek tragedy Nov 2012 #6
Hutzpa Nov 2012 #8
wordpix Nov 2012 #12
leveymg Nov 2012 #15
Hutzpa Nov 2012 #18
Odin2005 Nov 2012 #33
godai Nov 2012 #34
leveymg Nov 2012 #46
pampango Nov 2012 #47
leveymg Nov 2012 #50
Odin2005 Nov 2012 #52
leveymg Nov 2012 #56
BlueStreak Nov 2012 #16
Hutzpa Nov 2012 #19
brush Nov 2012 #45
BlueStreak Nov 2012 #48
brush Nov 2012 #51
BlueStreak Nov 2012 #57
brush Nov 2012 #58
goclark Nov 2012 #49
Lucinda Nov 2012 #10
wordpix Nov 2012 #11
wisteria Nov 2012 #28
wordpix Nov 2012 #13
leveymg Nov 2012 #17
Hutzpa Nov 2012 #20
leveymg Nov 2012 #38
Walk away Nov 2012 #27
underpants Nov 2012 #21
wisteria Nov 2012 #26
godai Nov 2012 #37
wisteria Nov 2012 #43
Odin2005 Nov 2012 #30
leveymg Nov 2012 #39
Dubster Nov 2012 #2
Tarheel_Dem Nov 2012 #4
wisteria Nov 2012 #24
Arkana Nov 2012 #54
wisteria Nov 2012 #59
Tarheel_Dem Nov 2012 #55
ginnyinWI Nov 2012 #9
wisteria Nov 2012 #23
wisteria Nov 2012 #44
wisteria Nov 2012 #25
Tx4obama Nov 2012 #7
Tx4obama Nov 2012 #14
wisteria Nov 2012 #22
ginnyinWI Nov 2012 #41
wisteria Nov 2012 #42
DCBob Nov 2012 #31
Odin2005 Nov 2012 #32
wisteria Nov 2012 #35
Odin2005 Nov 2012 #36
wisteria Nov 2012 #40
Beacool Nov 2012 #53