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Susan Rice emerges as likely Clinton successor
 
Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, repeatedly asserted that the Sept. 11 Benghazi attack stemmed from a protest — which turns out to be incorrect.
Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, repeatedly asserted that the Sept. 11 Benghazi attack stemmed from a protest — which turns out to be incorrect.
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Despite early indications that Sen. John Kerry was in line to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, both The New York Times and The Washington Post reported Monday that United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice would "almost certainly" get the job. The Times said that although Rice is "the favorite," both she and Kerry "have a reservoir of good will in the Oval Office," and if Kerry doesn't get Clinton's job he could be in line to become the next Secretary of Defense.

 

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