December 1st, 2008
04:05 PM ET
5 years ago

A prospective nominee, Clinton steps up calls to Capitol Hill

(CNN) - Sen. Hillary Clinton touched down in Chicago Monday and started working the phones – even before the official announcement she'd been nominated as Secretary of State - to inform key figures of the pending announcement, and tell them she looks forward to confirmation and working with them in the future, according to a source in Clinton’s Senate office. In the call to Governor Paterson, she officially informed him of her nomination, and that she was leaving the Senate.

Gov. David Paterson
Sen. Chuck Schumer
Congressman Rangel
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Sen. John Kerry, Incoming Chair SFRC
Sen. Dick Lugar, Ranking SFRC
Rep. Howard Berman, Chair House Foreign Relations
Rep. IIleana Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking
Sen. Mitch McConnell
Rep. John Boehner


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