Clinton to attend high-profile political events
April 1st, 2013
08:21 PM ET
10 years ago

Clinton to attend high-profile political events

(CNN) - After sitting out of the spotlight leaving public office, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to attend several events which will put her alongside presidents, possible White House contenders and other major political players.

Her first major public event since stepping down comes Tuesday, when Clinton attends a Washington awards ceremony that will also be attended by Vice President Joe Biden.

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Both sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008 and are considered possible 2016 players.

The potential for rubbing shoulders will reach a high point on April 25, when Clinton will appear in Dallas at the dedication ceremony for former President George W. Bush's presidential center.

A spokesman for Clinton confirmed her attendance plans to CNN.

Each of the living former presidents, including her husband, Bill Clinton, are expected to attend.

President Barack Obama also was invited, the center said.

The day before, Clinton will deliver a paid speech in Dallas, the first such address to be announced since she stepped down in February.

Another potential 2016 White House contender, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, will be in town for an event on immigration, his book as well as his brother's ceremony.

- CNN's Steve Brusk, Paul Steinhauser, Kevin Liptak and Gregory Wallace contributed to this report

Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Jeb Bush • Joe Biden • President George W. Bush • Texas
soundoff (10 Responses)
  1. Catmandew

    More out of touch rich politicians getting together. And how much will this cost taxpayers?

    April 1, 2013 08:47 pm at 8:47 pm |
  2. Randy, San Francisco

    Hillary Clinton is taking all the right steps to get ready for the 2016 presidential campaign. Can hardly wait for the formal announcement. Hillary Clinton for president 2016!

    April 1, 2013 09:01 pm at 9:01 pm |
  3. Pete

    Hillary is just dangling the bait in front of republicans and as ignorent as you are you're falling for it hook,line and sinker..Is she running or isn't she,they can't figure her out and because she's dangerous to republicans either way running for herself or helping a collegue to make it big against republicans its in her DNA and Bills as well none of you ignorent republicans can do a damn thing about it..I'm just sitting back laughing at all the different assenine responses she brings out from all of them including these stupid posters here,have fun republicans because I sure am!!

    April 1, 2013 09:25 pm at 9:25 pm |
  4. Clarke

    Enjoy doing what you like, you earned it.

    April 1, 2013 10:02 pm at 10:02 pm |
  5. me

    what does iit matter?

    April 1, 2013 11:06 pm at 11:06 pm |
  6. Richard Long

    ...and the campaigning begins...

    April 1, 2013 11:40 pm at 11:40 pm |
  7. freedom

    Keep talking, Hilary. Your callous, cold, and self-serving character couldn't be revealed in a better way.

    April 2, 2013 12:50 am at 12:50 am |
  8. Really

    Obama going to be there, wondering. ProClintons.

    April 2, 2013 04:31 am at 4:31 am |
  9. Name lynn

    Hilary clinton what are you up to now. Visiting these high profiles events with these presidents meeting.

    April 2, 2013 05:48 am at 5:48 am |
  10. Marie MD

    Clinton has attended this event before but she might be preparing herself for running in 2016.

    April 2, 2013 06:49 am at 6:49 am |