23 Mar '11, 1am

Clinton vows to stay into second Obama term

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she planned to stay on as secretary of state into US President Barack Obama's second term, presuming he wins re-election, to help with the transition. "I will stay until the beginning of the next term because I know it takes a while for people to get appointed and confirmed," Clinton told ABC News in an interview. "There needs to be a seamless transition with whomever President Obama decides to appoint after he is re-elected, which I am confident he will be," she said. Obama selected Clinton, 63, to be his administration's top diplomat after defeating her in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. The former first lady told CNN last week that she has "no intention" of running again for the presidency. Her husband Bill Clinton was president from 1993-2001. Clinton is the only former first lady in US history to be elected to the US ...

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