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Bill Clinton: "I'm Sorry"updated: Tue Jul 03 2012 13:47:00

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Bill Clinton apologizes for his tax cut remarks.

Clinton leaves drama in China for turmoil in Bangladeshupdated: Sat May 05 2012 11:06:00

Muslim and moderate.Two words that describe Bangladesh, where Hillary Clinton arrived Saturday as part of a three-nation tour of Asia.

Clinton rebukes Taliban on stopping talks: 'The choice is up to them'updated: Thu Mar 22 2012 06:06:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday delivered a stern rebuke to the Taliban, who say they are stopping peace negotiations with the United States.

Hillary Clinton, cookies and the rise of working familiesupdated: Fri Mar 16 2012 13:56:00

"I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was fulfill my profession," Hillary Clinton famously snapped on the campaign trail two decades ago Friday. Mostly, we remember the comment as a moment in the perpetual mommy wars, but I tend to think about it as a moment in the history of chocolate chip cookies.

GOP knight in shining armor isn't going to happenupdated: Mon Feb 27 2012 12:41:00

About that knight in shining armor -- the Republican candidate with the quick-witted, pugnacious style of Newt Gingrich; the blue-collar conservative values of Rick Santorum; the cool business acumen of Mitt Romney; and the passionate supporters of Ron Paul.

Trial is adjourned after Americans fail to appear in Cairo court updated: Sun Feb 26 2012 14:18:00

The trial of international aid workers -- including 16 Americans -- accused of fraud in Egypt got a brief start Sunday as intense behind-the-scenes diplomatic discussions simmered over the case.

Clinton issues warnings on Afghanistan, Syriaupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 08:24:00

Criticism of President Barack Obama's apology for the burning of Qurans in Afghanistan is not helpful, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday in a wide-ranging interview with CNN.

Clinton to Arab youth: 'The world ignores you at its peril'updated: Sat Feb 25 2012 10:46:00

Economic opportunity must be a priority if the revolutions sweeping the Middle East and North Africa are to succeed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday.

Post-Arab Spring outlookupdated: Sat Feb 25 2012 10:46:00

University of Oxford's Eugene Rogan examines the post-Arab Spring outlook for Egypt and Tunisia.

Clinton cites 'serious concerns' about Russian electionupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 23:44:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for a "full investigation" of irregularities in Sunday's parliamentary elections in which the party of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appears to have suffered a serious setback.

Clinton to Syrian opposition: Ousting al-Assad is only first step in transitionupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 18:49:00

The United States views the Syrian National Council as a "leading and legitimate representative of Syrians seeking a peaceful transition," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told members of the exile group Tuesday, U.S. officials said.

Could Hillary Clinton be Obama's ace in the hole?updated: Tue Dec 06 2011 16:04:00

Here is what the election next year is about: the fence-sitters, the independent voters. At this point, there is not much President Barack Obama can say that will win over conservatives, and given the current GOP field, he doesn't have to worry too much about losing liberals. But what can he say to convince the middle to give him four more years?

Clinton 'happy' to be out of politicsupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 16:04:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the chances she will run against President Obama in 2012, are "below zero."

Clinton sees signs of opening in Myanmarupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 17:08:00

Hillary Clinton met again with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to see whether Myanmar's government will reform.

What can Clinton achieve in Myanmar? updated: Wed Nov 30 2011 23:33:00

Hillary Clinton's arrival in Myanmar is something many never expected to see.

Clinton trip 'tests the waters' in Myanmarupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 07:03:00

You could call this the "show me" trip: the first visit by a secretary of state in more than a half-century to the nation one U.S. official recently referred to as that "mythical and tragic country" of Myanmar.

Clinton looking for signs of change in Myanmarupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 03:39:00

Hillary Clinton was due to arrive in Myanmar on Wednesday looking for signs of real change following government reforms undertaken by the one-time reclusive military state.

Clinton to attend meeting on aid effectivenessupdated: Mon Nov 28 2011 11:37:00

November 30th, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea. This is the first time a U.S. secretary of state has attended such a conference.

Clinton, Geithner on Iranian sanctionsupdated: Tue Nov 22 2011 06:10:00

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discuss new sanctions aimed at Iran.

U.S. to send Hillary Clinton to Myanmarupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 14:04:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to visit Myanmar next month on a trip that could signal a major change in relations between the two countries.

Man in loincloth makes Clinton laughupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 17:00:00

A man with a tiki torch interrupts a photo op for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Clinton motorcade hit with eggs in Manilaupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 17:00:00

A motorcade carrying Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Philippines was pelted with eggs and other objects Wednesday, the State Department confirmed, but the car carrying Clinton was not hit and there were no injuries.

Clinton cancels trip for mother's illnessupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 04:50:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has canceled a scheduled trip to Britain and Turkey after her mother fell ill, a senior State Department official said Monday night.

Clinton holds 'frank' talks in Pakistanupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 12:12:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made the case to both Pakistani officials and public Friday for stronger action to deny safe havens to terrorists -- even as she explained why the United States tried to talk to one insurgent group.

Clinton: 'We intend to push the Pakistanis very hard'updated: Thu Oct 20 2011 12:31:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took off her diplomatic gloves Thursday, challenging Pakistan to crack down on terrorist havens on its side of the border with Afghanistan.

Clinton in Libya to back new leadershipupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 12:31:00

Secy. of State Clinton is in Tripoli to affirm U.S. support for Libya's transitional leaders. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.

Clinton arrives in Afghanistanupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 13:58:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit Wednesday, just one day after landing in Libya.

Clinton: Syrian attack inexcusableupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 05:44:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blasts Syria for an attack on the U.S. ambassador to Syria.

Chelsea Clinton quizzes mom on technology, global issuesupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 22:16:00

Chelsea Clinton, days after joining Facebook, upped her public profile Thursday by interviewing her mother, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, about technology, democracy, global health and other issues.

State Department up and running in Manhattanupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 14:56:00

She may be out of Washington and on the road for the week, but the heavy machinery of office has followed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to New York as she attends the annual United Nations General Assembly meetings.

From omnivore to vegan: The dietary education of Bill Clintonupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 12:38:00

By the time he reached the White House, Bill Clinton's appetite was legend. He loved hamburgers, steaks, chicken enchiladas, barbecue and french fries but wasn't too picky. At one campaign stop in New Hampshire, he reportedly bought a dozen doughnuts and was working his way through the box until an aide stopped him.

Clinton pushes back on proposed bill to curb State Dept. operationsupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 19:11:00

Calling it "debilitating to my efforts to carry out a considered foreign policy and diplomacy," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning members of the House of Representatives that she "will recommend personally" that President Barack Obama veto a bill pending in the House that would severely restrict State Department operations, international organizations and foreign assistance.

Clinton optimistic about U.S. debt talksupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 08:20:00

Hillary Clinton assures business leaders in Hong Kong that the U.S. understands what's at stake in debt ceiling talks.

Clinton shows support in Greeceupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 05:42:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with leaders in Athens showing U.S. support for NATO operations and the economy.

Clinton praises Turkish leadership, questions crackdown on journalistsupdated: Sat Jul 16 2011 15:46:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, while praising Turkey's rise as a regional and economic power, on Saturday urged the government to improve its record on freedom of expression and equal protection for all citizens.

Clinton: 'Assad has lost legitimacy'updated: Tue Jul 12 2011 21:32:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a harsh statement towards Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Hillary Clinton tells U.S. businesses 'we need to up our game' abroadupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 15:54:00

Claiming U.S. foreign policy can create American jobs at home, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday urged U.S. companies to "roll up their sleeves, get out there and engage with the economic opportunities that are emerging across the world."

Saudi women protest driving restrictionsupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 20:39:00

Women in Saudi Arabia get behind the wheel to protest a ban on driving. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Clinton switches gears, publicly praises Saudi women's driving protestupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 20:39:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday ditched "quiet diplomacy" and spoke publicly in support of Saudi Arabian women protesting the unwritten ban on their right to drive in the kingdom.

Writer: Clinton can't help Saudi womenupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 22:45:00

Hillary Clinton to speak out against a female driving ban in Saudi Arabia, but writer Hebah Ahmed says it's a bad idea.

Clinton takes role in fighting domestic killerupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 18:44:00

All around the world, women will cook meals for their families today, and as a result, in certain parts of the world, one of them will die every 16 seconds.

In Africa, Clinton will see a continent starved for aid, changeupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 01:46:00

Hillary Clinton's weeklong trip to sub-Saharan Africa takes her to a continent hungry for economic growth and political accountability but still shackled by poverty and government corruption.

Hillary Clinton joins political comic book pantheonupdated: Thu Jun 09 2011 16:13:00

Powerful. Popular. Able to leap between campaign battles and diplomatic landmines in a single pantsuit.

Diplomatic 'girl power' on display at the State Departmentupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 22:16:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and German Chancellor Angela Merkel share a love of democracy, women's rights and pantsuits.

Clinton urges U.S. companies to invest in Iraqupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 16:35:00

Iraq is open for business, and American companies should make an effort to invest there, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.

In Pakistan, Clinton addresses rift, pushes anti-terror effortsupdated: Sat May 28 2011 01:28:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she had a frank discussion with the Pakistani president on Friday as part of a push to repair the relationship with Islamabad in the wake of a U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

Hillary Clinton goes to Pakistanupdated: Sat May 28 2011 01:28:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton aims to repair strained U.S. relations with Pakistan. CNN's Stan Grant reports.

Will birther nonsense stop now?updated: Thu Apr 28 2011 06:09:00

In response to the increased heat of conspiracy entrepreneurs selling books and seeding presidential campaigns with "birther" theories, President Obama released his long-form birth certificate Wednesday.

Obama releases birth certificateupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 06:09:00

Hoping to put the "birther" issue to rest, the White House releases President Obama's long-form birth certificate.

Clinton speaks at the U.S.-Islamic Forumupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 07:38:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says there is a real opportunity for change in the Middle East and North Africa.

People.com: Hillary Rodham Clinton (Almost) Ready to Leave High-Profile Lifeupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 13:14:00

The Secretary of State looks forward to stepping down from her high-profile role in two years

How Clinton got behind the military coalitionupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 16:43:00

President Barack Obama's decision to undertake military action in Libya to enforce a no-fly zone was the product of an administration debate with unlikely bedfellows.

Clinton: Don't always agree with friendsupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 18:32:00

Hillary Clinton tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the U.S. supports the democratic aspirations of people in the Middle East.

Clinton calls intervention in Bahrain 'alarming'updated: Thu Mar 17 2011 08:31:00

The United States finds intervention in Bahrain by the Persian Gulf kingdom's neighbors "alarming" and wants all players in the region to keep "their own agenda" out of the struggle between the monarchy and anti-government demonstrators, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.

Hillary Clinton visits Tahrir Squareupdated: Wed Mar 16 2011 06:09:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says touring Cairo's Tahrir Square is "exciting and moving."

Clinton 'deeply inspired' by Egyptian changeupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 16:17:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a strong statement of praise for Egypt's political revolution Tuesday, declaring she was "deeply inspired" by the dramatic change and promising new assistance for America's longtime Middle East ally.

Clinton: U.S. suspending relationships with Libyan Embassyupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 14:44:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, testifying Thursday before the House Appropriations Committee, said, "We are suspending our relationships with the existing Libyan embassy, so we expect them to end operating as the embassy of Libya."

Clinton: Libya will be held accountableupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 14:44:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is denying his people a path to freedom.

Clinton: 'Gadhafi must go now'updated: Thu Mar 03 2011 05:53:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the situation in Libya while testifying on Capitol Hill.

Clinton cites Mideast diplomacy in defending department's budgetupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 18:24:00

With the Middle East in the throes of revolutions across the region, American leadership needs both resolve and resources, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a House panel Tuesday.

Clinton: Civil society's '3-legged stool'updated: Thu Feb 17 2011 10:52:00

Secretary Clinton speaks at the first ever Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society.

Digital activists skirt roadblocksupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 11:23:00

CNN's Jill Dougherty talks to activists fighting threats against internet freedom.

Clinton calls for global recognition of Internet freedomupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 11:23:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday called internet freedom as fundamental as free speech itself, saying cyberspace is the 21st century town square where governments need to find a balanced way to preserve universal principles such as liberty, transparency and free expression.

Clinton warns of 'uncharted territory' in wake of Egypt unrestupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 12:04:00

In the midst of mass uprisings and historic change in the Middle East, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a gathering of U.S. diplomats Wednesday that "we are all in uncharted territory."

Clinton vows to pressure Haiti on election, but not cut off aidupdated: Sun Jan 30 2011 19:45:00

On her way to Haiti, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that the United States wouldn't cut aid to the economically and politically unsettled Caribbean nation -- despite major concerns about its recent and upcoming presidential elections.

Clinton: Yemen critical to U.S. successupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 13:47:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks of the importance of good U.S. relations with Yemen in the terror war.

Societal issues, regional security top Clinton trip to Gulf regionupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 07:28:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves on a five-day trip to the Persian Gulf region this weekend, a visit that will highlight citizens' participation in society and opportunity for young people in a part of the world where a majority of the population is under 25.

The Sweep: WikiLeaks stirs anarchy onlineupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 10:11:00

WikiLeaks' avalanche of U.S. State Department cables had just hit the internet when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton boarded a plane for a meeting of European countries in Kazakhstan.

Clinton unveils blueprint for America's diplomatic armupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 21:38:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday unveiled a sweeping assessment of how America's diplomats can meet the dual task of countering expanding international challenges and shrinking government budgets.

Hillary Clinton: Empower girls and womenupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 12:17:00

Toward the end of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's surprise appearance at the TED Women conference Wednesday, she told the story of a girl and her father in a developing country.

Hillary Clinton: Empowering young girlsupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 12:17:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton details why it's of vital importance every girl gets a chance to pursue her dreams.

Clinton presses Israelis, Palestinians to make tough choices for peaceupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 08:36:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged the Israelis and Palestinians to make the tough compromises needed to reach agreement on the core issues of the Mideast conflict, including borders, refugees, settlements and Jerusalem.

Clinton concerned about N. Korea attacksupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 01:11:00

Hillary Clinton holds a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara and S. Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan.

'Red alert' for WikiLeaks founderupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 13:41:00

In a rare joint interview, the Pentagon and State Department spokesmen react to WikiLeaks.

WikiLeaks debate heats up among party leadersupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 13:41:00

Amid the fallout from WikiLeaks' release of State Department cables, an ongoing fury of words has erupted from both sides of the aisle over blame and accountability.

U.S. diplomat: 'Grueling' effort to patch up international tiesupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 20:43:00

A senior State Department official conceded Wednesday that, "This was a rough week for American diplomacy."

U.S. officials insist Clinton not ordering diplomats to spyupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 09:16:00

U.S. officials came to the defense of the secretary of state Tuesday, insisting that Hillary Clinton did not order State Department staff to spy on United Nations diplomats, as suggested by a diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks.

Clinton reassures leaders amid WikiLeaks disclosureupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 07:44:00

The recent disclosure of secret U.S. diplomatic cables will not affect American diplomacy, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told several leaders Wednesday.

Clinton arrives in Asia amid WikiLeaks commotionupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 14:56:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed Tuesday in Astana, Kazakhstan, to begin a four-day trip abroad as the publication of classified U.S. State Department cables by the WikiLeaks site makes headlines around the world.

Clinton responds to WikiLeaks documentsupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 14:56:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States deeply regrets disclosure of secret information.

Clinton condemns leak as 'attack on international community'updated: Tue Nov 30 2010 14:26:00

The United States' top diplomat condemned Monday the secret-busting website WikiLeaks' release of hundreds of thousands of documents that detail with unusual frankness the nation's diplomatic interactions with other countries.

Leaked cable suggests American diplomats told to gather intelligenceupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 14:10:00

A 2009 cable sent from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to American U.N. missions and embassies around the world ostensibly directed American diplomats to engage in intelligence-gathering.

Sound of Sunday for November 21, 2010updated: Sun Nov 21 2010 14:17:00

Candy and her team watch the other Sunday morning talk shows so you don't have to and show you the best clips.

Clinton urges quick ratification of nuclear arms treatyupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 14:50:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged the lame-duck Senate on Wednesday to ratify the new Russian nuclear arms control treaty, warning that a failure to do so would undermine a critical need for "stability, transparency and predictability."

Clinton urges Sudan to move forward on peace agreementupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 12:58:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the United Nations Security Council Tuesday that it will take "courage and skill" for Sudan's leaders to implement the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, but stressed that no outsider can dictate events on the ground.

Clinton and Netanyahu talk security and peaceupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 19:18:00

Thursday's meeting between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the resumption of peace talks was followed by a joint statement that said their discussion included "a friendly and productive exchange of views on both sides."

Clinton nixes unilateral move for Palestinian stateupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 16:01:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday the United States does not support a unilateral move by Palestinians to declare a Palestinian state.

US 'deeply disappointed' with Israeli construction plan, Clinton saysupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 13:56:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday the United States is "deeply disappointed" with Israel's decision to build new housing units in sensitive areas of East Jerusalem.

Dieting gets you nowhereupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 09:57:00

Preparations are on the way for Thanksgiving and I, like millions of my fellow Americans, already worry about what the bathroom scale will show the day after. Like so many others, I have been dieting for years. I used to feel guilty when I gained a few pounds, during the holiday season or otherwise, and on top of the world when I lost some.

Sen. Patty Murray wins in Washingtonupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 06:25:00

Sen. Patty Murray claims victory in Washington state, giving the Democrats one more seat in the Senate.

Midterms a mixed bag for women candidatesupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 06:25:00

Call it the "mixed bag" year for women in the midterm elections.

Hillary Clinton jokes about bad giftsupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 17:42:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton jokes she's is good at receiving gifts, even if she doesn't like them.

Clinton weighs in on takeout and TV in interview with comedy showupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 17:42:00

Tough diplomatic topics like war in Afghanistan and the global economy were high on Hillary Clinton's agenda on her three-day trip to Australia over the weekend.

Political Circus: Senator makes a leap to the big screenupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 16:09:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail, there's always something that gets a laugh. Here are some of the things you might have missed.

Campaign Circus: Hillary Clinton MIA from the midtermsupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 16:49:00

Election Day is here. The rhetoric has been intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.

Pinstripes to cargo pants -- Clinton tailors new vision for diplomacyupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 12:51:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is outlining how she plans to redefine U.S. diplomacy and development ahead of a top-down review which has taken place this year and will be released in the coming weeks.

Clinton: U.S. can do more to help Mexico fight drug cartelsupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 05:33:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. can do more to help Mexico battle drug cartels that have started operating more like terrorists and insurgent groups.

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