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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 07:19 PM
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Transition at the State Department: A Tour and Dinner
Source: Wall Stret Journal

December 8, 2008, 6:45 pm
Transition at the State Department: A Tour and Dinner

Jay Solomon reports on the transition at the State Department.

The incoming and outgoing secretaries of state are having dinner tonight, following a day in which Condoleezza Rice gave Hillary Clinton a tour of her new digs at Foggy Bottom.

The two are scheduled to dine later tonight at Rices apartment in Washingtons storied Watergate complex.

Rice has become an outspoken supporter of Clintons nomination as Washingtons chief diplomat. Rice took to the Sunday talk shows this weekend and proclaimed: Hillary Clinton is somebody of intelligence, and shell do a great job.

Washington insiders have buzzing about how Clinton will structure the State Department and coordinate with President-elect Barack Obama after she clashed regularly with him during the campaign on foreign policy.

Obama has insisted that hell set the tone for U.S. foreign policy once in the White House. And hes placed a respected retired general, Jim Jones, as the head of the National Security Council.

Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2008/12/08/transition-at-...
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truthisfreedom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 09:02 PM
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1. Hillary Clinton is somebody of intelligence, and shell do a great job. Somebody of intelligence?
Gads, that could have been worded so much better, Condi. "Hillary Clinton has the intellect for the job."
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