Clinton Will Take State Post

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 21, 2008 2:51 PM CST
Obama and Clinton at a campaign event.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Hillary Clinton will be secretary of state under President Barack Obama, the New York Times reports. Two anonymous insiders confirmed her acceptance, and the Obama camp expects her to formally agree to the position after Thanksgiving. "She's ready," said a source. Bill Clinton’s willingness to abide by the incoming administration's restrictions on his activities apparently helped seal the deal.