Obama and Hillary Clinton's 60 Minutes' interview: 5 takeaways

The president and his outgoing secretary of state sit down with CBS's Steve Kroft for a rare joint interview

President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak with 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft.
(Image credit: AP Photo/CBS)

On 60 Minutes Sunday night, President Obama and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "sat side by side, trading laughs and finishing each other's thoughts," a scenario both admit would have been "improbable" four years ago, says Peter Baker at The New York Times. (Watch the interview below.) 60 Minutes host Steve Kroft got the two onetime rivals to talk about current events, their complicated and enigmatic relationship, Clinton's health, and global affairs, but "the unusual joint interview... was noteworthy mainly because it happened." Here, five things to know about the high-profile, 30-minute sit-down:

1. Obama lauds her tenure at State — but is it an endorsement?

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