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117. I would think she'd wait until she's confirmed.
She'd be stupid to do it before then and Hillary Clinton is not stupid.
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  -When is Hillary going to resign? cali  Jan-02-09 09:51 AM   #0 
  - Hopefully after she is confirmed.  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 09:52 AM   #1 
  - This is what I was thinking. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jan-02-09 04:19 PM   #72 
  - Don't call us Shirley! n/t  greguganus   Jan-02-09 09:52 AM   #2 
  - I doubt she will resign until confirmed...  hlthe2b   Jan-02-09 09:52 AM   #3 
  - Because that would hose her successor, making them dead last in seniority. nt  TheWraith   Jan-02-09 10:53 AM   #29 
     - !!!  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 10:54 AM   #31 
     - What did I say that's funny?  TheWraith   Jan-02-09 10:57 AM   #33 
        - I find the idea of someone quitting their job before signing the contract on their next job  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 11:01 AM   #35 
           - Do you think she's not going to be confirmed?  TheWraith   Jan-03-09 02:14 PM   #112 
     - If she resigns before confirmation  verges   Jan-02-09 11:05 AM   #37 
     - They have today to confirm her and I can sense the anticipation...  Life Long Dem   Jan-02-09 12:38 PM   #61 
        - They can't confirm until she's appointed, which means January 21st  Bucky   Jan-02-09 07:59 PM   #87 
     - not dead last, probably 3rd last  CreekDog   Jan-02-09 08:58 PM   #91 
  - Good question. She may resign tomorrow to allow Paterson to bring Caroline on stage...who knows.  Roberto1223   Jan-02-09 09:53 AM   #4 
  - After she's confirmed. If she had resigned earlier, her replacement would have had more seniority  heraldsqure   Jan-02-09 09:54 AM   #5 
  - and on the off chance she's not confirmed, New York loses seniority for no good reason  CreekDog   Jan-02-09 09:00 PM   #92 
     - I have no problem with her staying, I was just pointing out the consequences.  heraldsqure   Jan-04-09 08:06 AM   #119 
  - after she's confirmed? that would be my choice. eom  ellenfl   Jan-02-09 09:54 AM   #6 
  - Another vote for Clinton resigning after her confirmation.  racaulk   Jan-02-09 09:57 AM   #7 
  - It's another ego-centric Clinton move as she is costing her replacement Seniority. (nt)  w4rma   Jan-02-09 09:59 AM   #8 
  - what?  Evergreen Emerald   Jan-02-09 10:01 AM   #9 
  - And you are as equally upset with Biden right?...  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 10:04 AM   #11 
  - I am equally upset with Biden if that's what he's doing. (nt)  w4rma   Jan-02-09 10:24 AM   #24 
  - Why?  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 10:26 AM   #25 
  - you shouldn't be  CreekDog   Jan-02-09 09:03 PM   #95 
  - Biden doesn't matter that much since his successor is going to be replaced in 2 years anyway.  TheWraith   Jan-02-09 10:58 AM   #34 
  - Why does that matter?...nt  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 11:08 AM   #41 
  - He will be very junior. No matter what.  verges   Jan-02-09 11:15 AM   #44 
     - Exactly...  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 11:17 AM   #45 
        - I agee.  verges   Jan-02-09 11:31 AM   #50 
           - I think I responded to the wrong post upthread...  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 11:35 AM   #52 
  - In the grand scheme of things, it won't matter with Hillary's replacement either...  Hippo_Tron   Jan-03-09 01:53 AM   #107 
     - In this case, a few weeks matters to whether you're dead last or ahead of the incoming 8.  TheWraith   Jan-03-09 10:55 AM   #111 
        - It matters in terms of where you start, not where you finish  Hippo_Tron   Jan-03-09 02:47 PM   #114 
  - Biden does not need to be confirmed - he was elected  karynnj   Jan-02-09 11:06 AM   #39 
  - But he hasn't resigned...  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 11:07 AM   #40 
     - true - I don't understand that because  karynnj   Jan-02-09 11:33 AM   #51 
        - So wouldn't the same apply to Caroline? Isn't she just a 'placeholder'  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jan-02-09 04:44 PM   #76 
           - I don't think so - she says she will run in 2010 and if successful 2012  karynnj   Jan-02-09 06:39 PM   #81 
  - Biden doesn't need to be confirmed.  verges   Jan-02-09 11:11 AM   #42 
     - Right...  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 11:14 AM   #43 
  - Joe Biden hasn't given up his seat either  leftynyc   Jan-02-09 10:16 AM   #16 
  - How is that an egocentric move?  racaulk   Jan-02-09 10:16 AM   #17 
  - ROFL  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 10:20 AM   #21 
  - Oh boo hoo.  Zynx   Jan-02-09 10:54 AM   #30 
  - It's another "I need something to bitch about Hillary" post.  ronnykmarshall   Jan-02-09 11:18 AM   #46 
  - SABOTAGE!!!  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 11:21 AM   #47 
  - It's all part of The Plan!  ronnykmarshall   Jan-02-09 12:07 PM   #56 
     - I love the PLAN!!  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 01:52 PM   #62 
     - You don't think taking over the Convention floor was enough for her?  LisaM   Jan-02-09 03:44 PM   #68 
        - Dats right!!!  ronnykmarshall   Jan-02-09 05:27 PM   #79 
        - A politican without ego is worth approximately nothing  CreekDog   Jan-02-09 09:07 PM   #98 
  - Well, they do get the recs  pecwae   Jan-02-09 04:43 PM   #75 
  - No Clinton fan here, but this is very standard procedure  karynnj   Jan-02-09 12:05 PM   #55 
  - Ridiculous argument. But I'm not surprised.  MetricSystem   Jan-02-09 12:18 PM   #59 
  - I don't understand this, and maybe someone can explain. Schumer is the  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jan-02-09 03:40 PM   #67 
  - The seniority relates to all Senators nationwide, not just the New York Senators.  racaulk   Jan-02-09 04:12 PM   #71 
     - Thanks for this. So all incoming Senators-elect do not enter the Senate  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jan-02-09 04:42 PM   #74 
        - Yep, that's right.  racaulk   Jan-02-09 08:57 PM   #90 
  - LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL!  HughMoran   Jan-02-09 04:39 PM   #73 
  - Know what's HILARIOUS! If she HAD resigned by now,  PeaceNikki   Jan-02-09 08:00 PM   #88 
  - That Clinton EGO!!!!!  ronnykmarshall   Jan-02-09 09:02 PM   #93 
  - no it's not. the people elected her to that Senate seat and it is NOT selfish to stay on and vote  CreekDog   Jan-02-09 09:02 PM   #94 
  - Your comment is so asinine as to be laughable.  Beacool   Jan-03-09 12:55 AM   #106 
  - What she's doing is the norm  democrattotheend   Jan-03-09 08:26 AM   #109 
  - how does it cost seniority among the new senators?  swampg8r   Jan-02-09 11:05 AM   #38 
     - I believe that only applies to the newly elected.  verges   Jan-02-09 11:21 AM   #48 
     - got it  swampg8r   Jan-02-09 12:03 PM   #53 
     - No they don't - there are complicated algorithms  karynnj   Jan-02-09 12:14 PM   #57 
  - Once she is confirmed....  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 10:03 AM   #10 
  - Why would she wait until she's confirmed?  cali   Jan-02-09 10:05 AM   #12 
     - and have you asked this about Biden or Salazar?  dsc   Jan-02-09 10:10 AM   #13 
     - Evidnetly, it's only a problem when Hillary does it. nt  MookieWilson   Jan-02-09 10:20 AM   #22 
     - Of course.  ronnykmarshall   Jan-02-09 10:43 AM   #27 
     - Egg-zactly  LisaM   Jan-02-09 03:54 PM   #70 
        - mmmmmmmmm! eggs!!  ronnykmarshall   Jan-02-09 05:29 PM   #80 
     - Actually, the only one that confuses me is Biden - who seems confused himself  karynnj   Jan-02-09 12:17 PM   #58 
     - Really?  S_E_Fudd   Jan-02-09 10:11 AM   #14 
     - Here's Biden's reason for not yet resigning his seat:  Arkansas Granny   Jan-02-09 10:12 AM   #15 
     - The problem is all those reasons ended when the session of Congress ended  karynnj   Jan-02-09 12:21 PM   #60 
     - Actually, he is wrong when it comes to seniority. People being sworn in in early January will be  Mass   Jan-02-09 07:42 PM   #85 
     - A year ago she knew damn well she was going to be President  NoPasaran   Jan-02-09 10:17 AM   #18 
     - Snap!  racaulk   Jan-02-09 10:23 AM   #23 
     - It is very likely that she will be confirmed, but it's not 100% certain.  racaulk   Jan-02-09 10:18 AM   #19 
     - Because anything can happen.  verges   Jan-02-09 11:25 AM   #49 
     - The republicans can filibuster and probably will.  AlinPA   Jan-02-09 09:14 PM   #101 
     - I think that's normal  democrattotheend   Jan-03-09 08:27 AM   #110 
     - No she doesn't  BrentTaylor   Jan-04-09 08:07 AM   #120 
  - No one else is as anxious as you are to push her out the door. Let it go. nt  MookieWilson   Jan-02-09 10:19 AM   #20 
  - She won't resign until after her confirmation -- nothing odd about this  LostinVA   Jan-02-09 10:28 AM   #26 
  - them birther's are still hoping.  Historic NY   Jan-02-09 10:48 AM   #28 
     - LOL! nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jan-02-09 10:57 AM   #32 
  - No it won't be - she will not resign until confirmed  karynnj   Jan-02-09 11:03 AM   #36 
  - She can still be a senator in the new senate until she is confirmed.  WI_DEM   Jan-02-09 12:05 PM   #54 
  - She's evil so she'll try to find a way to be SOS AND keep her Senate seat. I mean, duh.  MetricSystem   Jan-02-09 03:09 PM   #63 
  - If she found a way to get around the emollients clause, I am sure she can do this as well  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 03:11 PM   #64 
     - Howard Taft found a way to do that -- US Prez and SCOTUS  LostinVA   Jan-02-09 03:21 PM   #65 
        - But concurrently?  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 03:24 PM   #66 
  - The sooner the better for everyone's sake, especially Caroline's.  InAbLuEsTaTe   Jan-02-09 03:50 PM   #69 
  - lol  MetricSystem   Jan-02-09 05:09 PM   #78 
  - ....  MyPetRock   Jan-02-09 07:27 PM   #84 
  - Not until she's confirmed. We can't take anything for granted.  JenniferZ   Jan-02-09 04:46 PM   #77 
  - I think they will stop the confirmation with a filibuster.  AlinPA   Jan-02-09 09:16 PM   #102 
     - They wouldn't dare  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 09:18 PM   #104 
  - After she got the SOS nomination she said she would not resign  biopowertoday   Jan-02-09 07:12 PM   #82 
  - When she's confirmed, I think.  Arkana   Jan-02-09 07:16 PM   #83 
  - When she is confirmed, which makes sense. As will Salazar.\nt  Mass   Jan-02-09 07:42 PM   #86 
  - she shouldn't resign until she is confirmed, and her term is until 2012  CreekDog   Jan-02-09 08:56 PM   #89 
  - Well if she did THAT ...  ronnykmarshall   Jan-02-09 09:04 PM   #96 
     - Typical Clinton Drama. Always hoggin' the spotlight.  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 09:05 PM   #97 
     - most Obama supporters have been supportive of Hillary in this new role  CreekDog   Jan-02-09 09:10 PM   #99 
  - After she is confirmed. Look for republicans to filibuster her appointment.  AlinPA   Jan-02-09 09:11 PM   #100 
  - Huh?  prodn2000   Jan-02-09 09:16 PM   #103 
  - It's not 100% that she will be confirmed  Hippo_Tron   Jan-02-09 09:42 PM   #105 
  - If she's smart, not until she is confirmed. Anything can happen in Congress: Repubs are not dead. nt  Hekate   Jan-03-09 04:57 AM   #108 
  - Why all this made up drama? Biden and Hillz should stay in their seats until their new jobs start  Jennicut   Jan-03-09 02:17 PM   #113 
  - Hopefully, soon. Ditto for Joey "the Champ."  Phx_Dem   Jan-03-09 02:54 PM   #115 
  - She will not resign until she is confirmed. None will I am sure.  MasonJar   Jan-03-09 02:56 PM   #116 
  - I would think she'd wait until she's confirmed.  AZBlue   Jan-03-09 03:55 PM   #117 
  - When her appointment is CONFIRMED. Not a moment before, no matter how much you HILLARY HATERS wish  TankLV   Jan-03-09 04:36 PM   #118 
  - Why the hell would anyone resign before confirmed?  BrentTaylor   Jan-04-09 08:08 AM   #121 
 

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