Clintons to Lead NYC New Year's Countdown

Clintons will join Bloomberg for ceremonial ball drop
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Dec 30, 2008 1:37 PM CST

(Newser) – Hillary Clinton will get a raucous sendoff from her adopted hometown New Year's Eve, when the New York senator is slated to join hubby Bill and Mayor Michael Bloomberg as they push the ceremonial button to signal the descent of Times Square's iconic ball, Reuters reports. That begins the 60-second countdown to a year of new beginnings—and allies—for the Clintons.