Hillary Clinton

Republicans may ask Bill to testify during Hillary Clinton''s confirmation

Washington, Dec. 11 : Senate Republicans are considering asking former US President Bill Clinton to testify at his wife, Hillary's confirmation hearing.

The focus of the testimony could be about potential conflicts of interest involving his worldwide charitable enterprises, reports Politico.

"There are concerns about his international work across the board. Seeking donations from foreign governments is definitely concerning. ... It has been discussed, and it will be discussed," a Republican aide, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Politico.

Now, New York-based actress wants Clinton''s senate seat

Now, New York-based actress wants Clinton''s senate seatNew York, Dec. 10: If it was John F Kennedy's 51-year-old daughter Caroline expressing a desire to be nominated to Hillary Clinton's New York junior senate seat last week, she now has competition in the form of actress Fran Drescher.

Drescher, also 51, is best known for her starring role in the 1990s television comedy "The Nanny" and an adenoidal voice that could strip the rust off an engine block - a talent that might come in handy during a Senate filibuster.

Rice, Clinton to have dinner

Rice, Clinton to have dinnerWashington  - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and pending successor Hillary Clinton will meet over dinner Monday evening, the State Department said.

A State Department official confirmed the plans but did not provide details. President-elect Barack Obama named Clinton on December 1 to serve as his secretary of state.

If approved by the Senate, Clinton would become the third woman to hold the post, succeeding Rice and Madeleine Albright, who served in the position during Bill Clinton's second term.

When Obama’s speechwriter couldn’t help groping ‘Hillary Clinton’!

When Obama’s speechwriter couldn’t help groping ‘Hillary Clinton’!New York, December 7 : President-elect Barack Obama’s speechwriter has sent an apology to Hillary Clinton for stretching out to feel a cardboard imitation of the junior United States Senator.

Jon Favreau, who has been appointed as the director of White House speechwriting, had been snapped as he was touching the lively reproduction of Clinton at a recent gathering.

The 27-year-old’s inappropriate photo had hit cyberspace through Facebook though it was later pulled off, reports the New York Post.

Hillary Rodham Clinton brings in mom to fight $7M-plus campaign debt

Washington, Dec 7: President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has roped in her mother Dorothy Rodham to help her in repaying her campaign debt of over seven million dollars.

Rodham can be seen in a fundraising e-mail talking of her daughter’s accomplishments and pitching a children’s’ book, titled ‘Hillary Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight’.

Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden have also been tapping supporters to help Clinton with the debt, which in October was still 7.5 million dollars.

In a letter, Clinton’s mother praised her daughter for the work she had done and talked about the book written on her life.

Hillary Clinton promises Olmert to work for Middle East peace

Hillary Clinton promises Olmert to work for Middle East peace Jerusalem  - US secretary-of-state designate Hillary Clinton has promised Israeli Prime Minsiter Ehud Olmert that she would work for Middle East peace as the next top US diplomat, Olmert's office said Saturday.

Olmert congratulated her on her nomination and the two spoke "at length" about Middle East issues, according to the prime minister's media advisor.