Deputy Secretary of State Nides stepping down
January 22nd, 2013
02:39 PM ET
1 year ago

Deputy Secretary of State Nides stepping down

Washington (CNN) - Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Tom Nides is leaving the Obama administration, Nides told CNN this afternoon.

Nides, a longtime friend of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, started the job in 2010, leaving the position of chief operations officer at Morgan Stanley to do so. He always estimated he would serve in the position for roughly two years.
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State preparing for Clinton's last hurrah
January 17th, 2013
08:04 PM ET
1 year ago

State preparing for Clinton's last hurrah

(CNN) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is sprinting to the finish as America's top diplomat, preparing for a high-profile hearing on the deadly Benghazi attack and two signature opportunities to have the last word on her tenure.

Clinton, who returned to work last week after battling a virus and a blood clot, is aggressively tackling her work load, even as official Washington gets ready to pause for President Barack Obama's second inaugural on Monday.

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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • State Department
Clinton to testify before House committee January 23
January 14th, 2013
07:50 PM ET
1 year ago

Clinton to testify before House committee January 23

(CNN) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify on January 23 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya, the office of Chairman Ed Royce announced Monday.

Clinton was scheduled to appear on Capitol Hill in December but canceled her testimony while being treated for illness, a concussion and a blood clot near her brain. The country's top diplomat returned to work last week.
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Filed under: Congress • Hillary Clinton • State Department
January 9th, 2013
12:19 PM ET
1 year ago

Clinton 'thrilled to be back' after illness

(CNN) – Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she's "thrilled to be back" after an illness, concussion and treatment for a blood clot sidelined her for more than three weeks.

Clinton returned to work Monday and made her first public appearance Wednesday morning. She was released from a New York hospital last week after three days of treatment for a blood clot between her skull and brain.

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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • State Department
January 6th, 2013
09:47 PM ET
1 year ago

Hillary Clinton returns to work at State Department

Washington (CNN) – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton returned to work Monday morning for the first time since she was sidelined by illness, a concussion and a blood clot, according to a schedule released by the State Department.

According to the department's weekly schedule, Clinton held a meeting with assistant secretaries of state at 9:15 a.m. ET Monday. On Tuesday she'll meet with outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and National Security Adviser Tom Donilon at the White House before attending meetings with ambassadors at the State Department. On Friday Clinton will participate in events surrounding Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit to Washington.
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • State Department
January 3rd, 2013
08:18 PM ET
1 year ago

Big cabinet decisions loom as Obama vacations

Honolulu, Hawaii (CNN) - As a new Congress takes over on Capitol Hill, all eyes are turning to what will certainly be a vastly different Obama Cabinet in the coming weeks.

High-level vacancies in the administration are expected to include secretary of state, secretary of defense and treasury secretary. A permanent CIA director also must be chosen.
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Clinton's clot located between brain and skull, doctors say
December 31st, 2012
04:46 PM ET
1 year ago

Clinton's clot located between brain and skull, doctors say

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton's doctors said Monday that the secretary of state's blood clot is located "between the brain and the skull behind the right ear."

Clinton remained hospitalized Monday at New York Presbyterian Hospital for a clot that was discovered during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered this month, her spokesman said.

Read the full statement from her doctors:
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • State Department
Hillary Clinton hospitalized after doctors discover blood clot
December 30th, 2012
08:57 PM ET
10 months ago

Hillary Clinton hospitalized after doctors discover blood clot

(CNN) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered this month, her spokesman said.

She is expected to remain at New York Presbyterian Hospital for the next 48 hours so doctors can monitor her condition and treat her with anticoagulants, said Philippe Reines, deputy assistant secretary of state.

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Hillary Clinton returning to work next week
December 27th, 2012
08:10 PM ET
10 months ago

Hillary Clinton returning to work next week

Washington (CNN) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will return to work next week after a nasty bout with stomach flu and a concussion sidelined her for three weeks.

"The Secretary continues to recuperate at home. She had long planned to take this holiday week off, so she had no work schedule," her spokesman, Deputy Assistant Secretary Philippe Reines said in a statement. "She looks forward to getting back to the office next week and resuming her schedule."

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Santa Kerry? Nominee's gift for State Department staff
December 27th, 2012
07:26 PM ET
10 months ago

Santa Kerry? Nominee's gift for State Department staff

Washington (CNN) - During the holidays, it's better to be Santa than Scrooge.

That's what Sen. John Kerry's staff realized, even as they scrambled to prepare their boss for his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of state.
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Filed under: John Kerry • State Department
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