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‘#Hillary2016′ Tops Twitter Trends as Former President Bill Clinton Fires Up DNC Crowd

‘#Hillary2016′ Tops Twitter Trends as Former President Bill Clinton Fires Up DNC Crowd

Mario Tama/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — If people on Twitter had their way, Hillary Clinton would take one more crack at shattering America’s highest glass ceiling.As former President Bill Clinton took to the Democratic National Convention&rs…

Obama, Clinton Fundraiser Appointed to National Security Panel

Obama, Clinton Fundraiser Appointed to National Security Panel

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — For one of President Obama’s top fundraisers, the appointment last year to an elite group of State Department security advisors appeared to be an odd fit.Rajiv Fernando, a Chicago securities trader, has never touted any internat…

Hillary Clinton Makes Likely Last Trip to China as Secretary of State

Hillary Clinton Makes Likely Last Trip to China as Secretary of State

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(BEIJING) — In what she described as very likely her last trip to China as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton met with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing Wednesday to mend fences in a somewhat battered U.S.-China relation…

Top Democrats to Skip Party’s Convention

Top Democrats to Skip Party’s Convention

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As Democrats descend on Charlotte, N.C., this week to light a fire under President Obama’s re-election campaign, a few of the biggest names in the party will not be there.While party honchos like former Presidents …

McCain: Obama Would Be ‘Wise’ to Replace Biden with Hillary

McCain: Obama Would Be ‘Wise’ to Replace Biden with Hillary

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Although he predicted it would not happen, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Wednesday it would be “wise” for President Obama to take Vice President Joe Biden off the Democratic presidential ticket and replace him with S…

Hillary Clinton in Turkey Wants Quick End to Syrian Conflict

Hillary Clinton in Turkey Wants Quick End to Syrian Conflict

Win McNamee/Getty Images(ISTANBUL) –  As she had been telling reporters throughout the week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came through on her promise Saturday to discuss contingency plans with the Turks regarding the possible collapse of Sy…

Hillary Clinton Foresees Inevitability of New Syrian Regime

Hillary Clinton Foresees Inevitability of New Syrian Regime

FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Syria was on the mind of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, even as she was meeting with South Africa’s foreign minister in Pretoria.As the nearly 18-month-long civil war shows no…

Hillary Clinton in South African Capital to Focus on Economic Cooperation

Hillary Clinton in South African Capital to Focus on Economic Cooperation

Alex Wong/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria Tuesday for another day largely focused on enhanced economic cooperation.  There, she will attend the annual U…

WATCH: Hillary Clinton Dances with Malawian Farmers

WATCH: Hillary Clinton Dances with Malawian Farmers

State Dept Photo(LILONGWE, Malawi) — Hillary Clinton Sunday was in Malawi, officially the 106th country she has visited as secretary of state.Clinton joined local farmers in a dance and spoke to a farmer, Margaret, who told her that since the U.S. Age…

Hillary Clinton Meets with Nelson Mandela During South Africa Trip

Hillary Clinton Meets with Nelson Mandela During South Africa Trip

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s first order of business on her three-day visit to South Africa is a trip to Nelson Mandela’s ancestral village of Qunu for a private meeting with the ant…

State Department’s Religious Freedom Report Indicates Back Sliding

State Department’s Religious Freedom Report Indicates Back Sliding

FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Declaring that religious freedom is an essential component of democracy, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared on Monday that the world seems to be regressing in allowing people to worship as they …

Clinton Says US Is Committed to an AIDS-Free Generation

Clinton Says US Is Committed to an AIDS-Free Generation

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s only public event of the day was a speech to the 2012 International AIDS Conference being held Monday in Washington D.C.; it’s the first time in two decades that the confe…

Boehner: Accusations Against Clinton Aide ‘Pretty Dangerous’

Boehner: Accusations Against Clinton Aide ‘Pretty Dangerous’

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For the second time in two days a top Republican has rejected claims by Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other Republicans that an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has ties to a radical Islamic organiz…

Hillary Clinton Close to Paying Off 2008 Campaign Debt

Hillary Clinton Close to Paying Off 2008 Campaign Debt

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — Hillary Clinton, who has steadily chipped away at the more than $25 million in debt her campaign amassed during her run for president, owes only $100,000, according to Federal Election Commission disclosures for…

McCain Defends Hillary Clinton Aide Against Bachmann Accusation

McCain Defends Hillary Clinton Aide Against Bachmann Accusation

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Describing the accusations against her as “ugly” and “sinister,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., came to the defense of Huma Abedin, longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.Last…

Hillary Clinton’s Meeting with Israeli Leaders Packed with Topics

Hillary Clinton’s Meeting with Israeli Leaders Packed with Topics

Win McNamee/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — How much more could Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have had on her plate when she held talks with leaders in Israel on Monday?Besides trying to reaffirm the strong partnership between the U.S. and Israel that …

Clinton Visits Egypt’s Leaders Amid Protests

Clinton Visits Egypt’s Leaders Amid Protests

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waded carefully into Egypt’s murky political waters over the weekend, holding meetings with both newly elected President Mohamed Morsi and top military commander Field Marshal…

Clinton to Meet Burma President Thein Sein in Cambodia

Clinton to Meet Burma President Thein Sein in Cambodia

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet President Thein Sein at a business forum in Cambodia, the BBC reports. The high-level meeting comes on the heels of the easing of restrictions on U.S. firms investi…

Hillary Clinton Builds Pressure on Russia, China to End Syrian Support

Hillary Clinton Builds Pressure on Russia, China to End Syrian Support

Win McNamee/Getty Images(PARIS) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on countries around the world on Friday to demand that Russia and China end their support of Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria.”I ask you to reach out to Russia and China …

Clinton Says ‘Sorry’ to Pakistan, Afghan Supply Lines to Re-Open

Clinton Says ‘Sorry’ to Pakistan, Afghan Supply Lines to Re-Open

State Department photo by Eric Bridiers(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a statement today that the U.S. is sorry for the losses the Pakistan military suffered during the Nov. 26 incident last year in which 24 Pakistani soldiers…

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