Welcome! Login | Register
 

Central Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 38 People—Central Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 38 People

Rolling Stone’s Taibbi Dubs Schilling the “Next Donald Trump”—NEW: Rolling Stone’s Taibbi Dubs Schilling the “Next…

MA Ranked 16th Best in the U.S. for Women’s Equality—MA Ranked 16th Best in the U.S. for…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Good Guests Bad Guests—Newport Manners & Etiquette: Good Guests Bad Guests

Holy Cross Names Metzendorf Director of Men’s Basketball Operations—Holy Cross Names Metzendorf Director of Men's Basketball…

Holy Cross Basketball Asst. Coach Kennedy to be in Tonight’s “House Hunters” Episode—Holy Cross Basketball Asst. Coach Kennedy to be…

Worcester Public Library & Branches to Have New Hours for 2016-17 School Year—Worcester Public Library & Branches to Have New…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Roasted Squab With Figs and Porcini—Chef Walter's Flavors + Knowledge: Roasted Squab With…

Clinton Emails Show Connection Between Foundation Donors & Clinton Aides—Clinton Emails Show Connection Between Foundation Donors &…

24-Year-Old Man Shot Dead During Dispute on Hamilton Street in Worcester—24-Year-Old Man Shot Dead During Dispute on Hamilton…

 
 

NEW: Susan Rice Backs Out of Secretary of State Consideration

Thursday, December 13, 2012

 

United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice has removed herself from consideration for the post of Secretary of State.

Rice was one of the few names on the short list to succeed current Secretary of State Hilary Clinton during President Barack Obama's second term in office, but she has been under fire in recent weeks from Senate Republicans who criticized her response to the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya.

The other big name on the list has been that of senior Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, and by bowing out of the race, Rice may have helped clear the way for the Bay State Democrat.

If Kerry receives a cabinet appointment, his vacated Senate seat would trigger another special election in Massachusetts, and many have speculated that Republican Senator Scott Brown may run again.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.