Hillary Clinton

Today is Hillary Clinton’s last day as U.S. secretary of state. During her tenure, she worked to boost global economic development, health and women’s rights. But she also faced a heated review of her handling of the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. Will Benghazi be her legacy? Where else has she made an impact? Clinton told NPR, “I don’t see myself getting back into politics.” But is a 2016 presidential run still in the cards?

Chris LeHane, democratic consultant, partner at Fabiani and LeHane, former aide to the Clinton White House and former press secretary for Al Gore throughout the 2000 campaign
Joan Walsh, editor-at-large for Salon.com
Bruce Cain, professor of political science and director designate of the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University
Kori Schake, research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, professor in international security studies at the United States Military Academy at West Point and author of "State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department"
Paul Richter, staff writer in the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Los Angeles Times

  • Bob Fry

    Hillary served competently as Sec State and apparently as Senator. But I still don’t like her, I still think she’s a tricky crook, and I hope she doesn’t run in 2016. Every time she gives a talk, she sounds like a schoolmarm lecturing her kiddies.

    Hillary has never demonstrated real leadership in any job, always merely average to competent management. The current speaker, pointing out that Hillary never became the public voice after the Ambassador was killed, illustrates this.

    We can do much better than Hillary, just as we did in 2008.

  • victoria s.

    The Republicans have no room to accuse any party/anyone of being “hypocritical”. None and none! In fact that’s a triple none!

  • Beth Grant DeRoos

    Its interesting that since the election now the left of center media are all over the Benghazi story. Why now and not when it was happening?
    I do NOT blame Secretary of State Clinton, but a career mode State dept bunch. But ALL areas Muslim areas where we have Embassies and Consulates should have extra 24/7 security. With serious plans on what to do should a Benghazi situation ever arise.

  • johnqeniac

    She was a totally miserable sec of state. even here supporters can only point to foolish, impotent qualities such as:

    – being a woman

    – being a female rock star (?!?)

    – standing in front of a microphone

    – logging millions of miles in her luxury jet

    – mindlessly and obediently defending the obnoxious and indefensible policies of george bush

    It’s ridiculous! Aside from talking she didn’t do any thing.

    I challenge anyone here to name a single actually productive thing she did! $100 to anyone who can name a legitimate accomplishment. Iverson? $100? Can you name an accomplishment?

  • Steve

    We will truly miss Hillary Clinton because we know that she frequently had America’s best interest at heart. Certainly, she made her share of mistakes – as anyone would. I am confident that she will find another endeavor to throw herself into. She tries too hard to just sit around. Perhaps a well deserved temporary break is needed. Steve (http://www.callinghighperformers.com)

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