January 7th, 2009
01:30 PM ET
9 years ago

Clinton, Rice confirmation hearings set

Clinton's confirmation hearing is set for next Tuesday.

Clinton's confirmation hearing is set for next Tuesday.

(CNN) - Sen. Hillary Clinton's confirmation hearing to be the next sectary of state is set for next Tuesday, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry announced.

Kerry also said the committee will hold a hearing for Susan Rice - President-elect Obama's pick to be the ambassador to the UN — next Thursday.

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soundoff (36 Responses)
  1. tess

    republicans – PLEASE FOR A CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN – make hillary accountable for all of her shady transactions – you have nothing to loose and could possibly regain some respect from disheartened republicans like me who think you have rolled over one time too many ! show some guts and make hillary answer some really hard questions and explain everything that smells bad!! it's about time somebody made her face the music – be a strong voice and maybe you will get a chance at getting back the house and senate – if not you will be in the minority for a loooong time!!!!

    January 7, 2009 04:17 pm at 4:17 pm |
  2. Mike

    L Griff:
    A re you really as stupid as your post sounds?????
    Once she is confirmed she can't have any fundraisers or donations to pay off the debt. At that time she will have tp pay off the debt using only her own money.
    Why not actually read up on the law before you make stupid statements.

    January 7, 2009 04:35 pm at 4:35 pm |
  3. rachel

    Go Hillary dont let no one stand in your way. Forget the haters.

    January 7, 2009 04:46 pm at 4:46 pm |
  4. Elle

    Wow when Bill and Hillary were out there supporting Obama everyone loved them so don't forget you morons , without Bill and Hillary Clinton coming out for Obama he would not have got half the support he did in the end, so don't bite that hands that gave you that fool you so desperately wanted. She is the only one that I do trust .

    January 7, 2009 04:47 pm at 4:47 pm |
  5. WM

    Tess, we're all past being divided. Our country is in shambles and all you can think about is your party loyalty? A party that screwed us so bad we may not recover and if we do, our children and grandchildren and so on down the line will be paying for YOUR mistake voting republican.

    You can thank your lucky stars Hillary will be SOS. And of scandals...are you serious? Your party is downtrodden with scandal. Don't worry about other kitchens until you clean you own, babe.

    January 7, 2009 04:58 pm at 4:58 pm |
  6. big rob

    Why are people so surprised is beyond. Politics will never change, its a scratch my back policy and it always will be.

    January 7, 2009 04:59 pm at 4:59 pm |
  7. Kurt C.

    The blind leading the blind. God help america get through the next 4 years.

    January 7, 2009 05:32 pm at 5:32 pm |
  8. Albo58

    I wonder if this committee will be willing to "suspend their selfish thoughts of disbelief" in confirming Mrs. Rodham? Also, I hope no one accidently knocks off the rather large racist chip on Ms. Rice's shoulder!

    January 7, 2009 05:52 pm at 5:52 pm |
  9. WIlly Brown

    Question 1: Are you Hillary the smartest woman in Congress. Hillary- yes, You are confirmed!

    January 7, 2009 06:10 pm at 6:10 pm |
  10. Kevin B

    Mrs Clinton will do a great job as SOS, she is well qualified and has one of brightest geopolitical thinkers in recent history as her husband.

    Although republican right wing zeolots will disparage and undermine her at every turn, she will return America's credability, prestige and honor to our foreign policy, after 8 years of sheer lunacy.

    Go team Obama !!

    January 7, 2009 06:22 pm at 6:22 pm |
  11. karen

    Hillary will get the last laugh in the end, you idiots can try all you want but this is a done deal and there is nothing that the left wing or right wing nuts can do about it, another intelligent woman handling our countries business.

    January 7, 2009 10:11 pm at 10:11 pm |
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