Report: Clinton Will Be Secretary of State

By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 17, 2008 9:15 PM CST
In this July 10, 2008, file photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, is introduced by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., during a campaign stop in New York.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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(Newser) – Hillary Clinton will accept Barack Obama's offer to become secretary of state, the Guardian reports. The president-elect's team does not anticipate problems arising from an ongoing examination of the records of Bill Clinton's foundation, clearing the way for Obama's fiercest primary rival to embody his stated ambition to assemble a bipartisan administration.