Hillary Clinton Accepts Secretary of State Post, But What Happens Next?

Who fills out her staff?

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By Robert Schlesinger, Thomas Jefferson Street blog.

So Hillary Clinton will reportedly be the next Secretary of State. It's a strong choice for reasons that Jack Farrell wrote on Thomas Jefferson Street earlier in the week.

As with the Lieberman wrist-slap, it will be important to watch this as the spotlight moves on. What does the rest of the State Department team look like? Are they Clintonites or Obamacons? Part of the answer of course is that it's Obama's administration, so they're all Obamacons. But it will be interesting in terms of intra-administration politics.

Stay tuned.

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