Posts Tagged ‘State’

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Current Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice Says She Won’t Give Hillary Clinton Too Much Advice

December 2, 2008

condi-rice-527.jpgHappily contemplating another woman as the top U.S. diplomat, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday she will offer advice, privately, and then get out of the way.

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AP: Clinton to Get State Nomination Monday

November 30, 2008

hillary-clinton131.jpgPresident-elect Barack Obama planned to nominate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as his secretary of state on Monday, transforming a once-bitter political rivalry into a high-level strategic and diplomatic partnership.

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Sources say Hillary Clinton will Accept Secretary of State Position

November 21, 2008

barack-obama-hillary-clinton2.jpgHillary Rodham Clinton has decided to give up her Senate seat and accept the position of secretary of state, making her the public face around the world for the administration of the man who beat her for the Democratic presidential nomination, two confidants said Friday.

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Hillary Clinton Emerges as a Candidate to be Secretary of State for Barack Obama

November 14, 2008

hillary-clinton7.jpgSen. Hillary Clinton emerged on Thursday as a candidate to be U.S. secretary of state for Barack Obama, months after he defeated her in an intense contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Arkansas Blacks Can’t Break State, Congress Racial Barrier

November 12, 2008

Arkansas remains
the only state from the former Confederacy not to elect an
African-American to Congress or any statewide office since
Reconstruction — and last week it soundly rejected the man set to
become the nation’s first black president.

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How Colorado Became the First State to Reject a Ban on Affirmative Action

November 11, 2008

colorado-voters-affirmative-action.jpgColorado voters became the first in the nation to reject a ban on state affirmative action programs, narrowly defeating a measure that California businessman Ward Connerly has helped pass in four other states.

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Voters Face Controversial Moral Issues on State Ballots This Election

November 4, 2008

early-voters-LA.jpgOn Nov. 4, voters will have to bring their religious and ethical
convictions to the polls as they grapple with a number moral issues on
state ballots.

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