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Clinton to Testify Before Congress on Benghazi

Posted January 14th, 2013 at 9:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will finally testify before Congress next week about September’s deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Clinton will appear before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on January 23. She was to have appeared last month, but illness forced the delay. Republican committee chairman, Congressman Ed Royce of California, […]

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Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot

Posted December 30th, 2012 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been hospitalized with a blood clot after a recent concussion. The State Department says Clinton’s doctors found the clot in a follow-up exam Sunday. They said it was connected to the concussion she suffered after a fall several weeks ago. Clinton is being treated with anti-clotting medication at […]

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Hillary Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has suffered a concussion after fainting at home, according to the State Department. A statement Saturday from Philippe Reines, deputy assistant secretary of state, says that while suffering from a stomach virus, Clinton became dehydrated and fainted. Reines says she is recovering at home. He says at the recommendation […]

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Clinton Trip Delayed by Stomach Virus

Posted December 9th, 2012 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A stomach virus is forcing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to delay by one day a Middle East trip that has implications for the Syrian opposition. Clinton was scheduled to fly to Morocco on Monday for a meeting of the Friends of Syria group. A State Department spokesman announced late Sunday that Clinton will […]

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Clinton Travels to Belfast Amid Tensions

Posted December 7th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Hillary Clinton travels to Northern Ireland Friday, one of her last trips as U.S. Secretary of State. She visits Belfast amid renewed tensions in the city between the Protestant and Catholic communities after city lawmakers voted earlier this week not to fly the British flag all year long on government buildings. Violence broke out in […]

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Clinton Warns of Backsliding in Eastern Europe, Central Asia

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has issued sharp criticism for a number of Eastern European and Central Asian nations, saying they are backsliding on democratic reforms. In a meeting with human rights activists in Dublin Thursday, Clinton warned that Russia is trying to “re-Sovietize” Eastern Europe and Central Asia by creating a regional trade […]

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Secretary Clinton Praises NATO, Bids Farewell

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised the “great strides” made by the NATO security alliance as she made what she called her final attendance at a NATO foreign ministerial meeting. Clinton said Wednesday in Brussels that she has spent a lot of time at NATO headquarters during her four years as the top […]

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Secretary Clinton Praises NATO, Bids Farewell

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised the “great strides” made by the NATO security alliance as she made what she called her final attendance at a NATO foreign ministerial meeting. Clinton said Wednesday in Brussels that she has spent a lot of time at NATO headquarters during her four years as the top […]

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Clinton Pushing Energy Diversity in Czech Republic

Posted December 3rd, 2012 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she is “not shy” about pushing for an American firm to win a nuclear plant construction contract in the Czech Republic. U.S. firm Westinghouse and a Russian company are bidding on a $10 billion contract to expand the Temelin nuclear plant. The Czech Republic wants to boost its […]

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Clinton Pushing Energy Diversity in Czech Republic

Posted December 3rd, 2012 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the Czech Republic for a short visit that includes a push to help a U.S. firm win a nuclear plant construction contract. Clinton meets Monday with Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas and Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg. The Czech Republic wants to boost its nuclear capacity to produce […]

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