Obama Mulls Richardson, Clinton for Sec. of State

President-elect offered job to former rival at last night's meeting: source
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2008 9:33 PM CST
Obama Mulls Richardson, Clinton for Sec. of State
Hillary Clinton and Bill Richardson share a laugh after the Des Moines Register Democratic Presidential Debate in Johnston, Iowa, Thursday, Dec.13, 2007.   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Barack Obama is considering Hillary Clinton and New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson for the job of Secretary of State, the Huffington Post reports. Democratic officials say he met with Clinton yesterday and Richardson today to weigh which former foe to bring into his administration. Two officials say he offered Clinton the job, but other sources say has not decided and has interviewed other candidates.
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