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U.N.: Politics hurting Palestinian efforts

U.N.: Politics hurting Palestinian efforts

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Palestinian state-building efforts have been "impressive" but are threatened by the lack of political progress, a U.N. reported released Wednesday concludes.
Obama's schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 13

Obama's schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- President Obama goes to Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday to discuss how school construction employment is helped by his jobs plan, the White House said.
Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Sept. 7

Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Sept. 7

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- President Obama welcomes NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and other NASCAR drivers to the White House Wednesday, the daily schedule indicates.

Bill Clinton friends gather for bash

MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton celebrated his 65th birthday with friends and family on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.
Clinton off to Paris to discuss Libya

Clinton off to Paris to discuss Libya

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- With Libyan rebels offering an ultimatum to Gadhafi loyalists, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced plans to review Libya's future in Paris.
Panetta: Cuts could 'hollow out' defense

Panetta: Cuts could 'hollow out' defense

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A $350 billion cut in the U.S. Defense Department's budget and the threat of losing $500 billion more would "result in hollowing out the force," Defense Secretary Lean Panetta said.
REMA RAHMAN, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI
U.S. urges Russia to end Syrian arms sales

U.S. urges Russia to end Syrian arms sales

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Russia to stop selling arms to Syria, where a crackdown by President Bashar Assad's regime claimed 2,000 lives.

Clinton urges funding for food program

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged support Thursday for President Barack Obama's "Feed The Future" program, which faces a drastic budget cut.
Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 10

Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- President Obama has several meetings out of the public eye and hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan Wednesday, the White House said.

U.S. encouraging Syrian opposition

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Syrian activists in the United States are encouraged to work with allies back home to chart a united vision for transition, Washington said.
Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 3

Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 3

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama meets with his Cabinet the travels to Chicago for Democratic Party events, the White House said.
Moscow opposing Syrian sanctions

Moscow opposing Syrian sanctions

MOSCOW, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Despite warnings from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Russia said Tuesday that U.N. Security Council action on Syria wouldn't stop violence there.
Obama's schedule for Thursday, July 28

Obama's schedule for Thursday, July 28

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- President Obama has several closed-door meetings scheduled for Thursday, the daily schedule indicates.
Clinton calls for 'regional integration'

Clinton calls for 'regional integration'

HONG KONG, July 25 (UPI) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Asian nations to take a light approach to trade regulations, as the combined economic clout of the region is growing.

North, South Korea agree to meet

BALI, Indonesia, July 23 (UPI) -- The foreign ministers of North and South Korea have met for the first time since 2008, agreeing to work to restart talks over the North's nuclear program.
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Tenure as Secretary of State, 2009– Campaign for the Presidency, 2007–2008 United States Senate career, 2001–2009 Political positions  · Awards and honors List of books about Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (pronounced /ˈhɪləri daɪˈæn ˈrɒdəm ˈklɪntən/; born October 26, 1947) is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was a United States Senator for New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.

A native of Illinois, Hillary Rodham first attracted national attention in 1969 for her remarks as the first student commencement speaker at Wellesley College. She embarked on a career in law after graduating from Yale Law School in 1973. Following a stint as a Congressional legal counsel, she moved to Arkansas in 1974 and married Bill Clinton in 1975. Rodham cofounded the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families in 1977 and became the first female chair of the Legal Services Corporation in 1978. Named the first female partner at Rose Law Firm in 1979, she was twice listed as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America. First Lady of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992 with husband Bill as Governor, she successfully led a task force to reform Arkansas's education system. She sat on the board of directors of Wal-Mart and several other corporations.

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