Susan Rice Could Replace Hillary

    United States Ambassador Susan Rice speaks during a meeting on Syria in the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. Speaking shortly before a Security Council ministerial meeting on the humanitarian plight in Syria, Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague told a news conference that a Turkish proposal for a safe zone requires military intervention, which the deeply divided council is unlikely to endorse at the moment.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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    No rest for the weary. President Obama will replace at least three high-level Cabinet members after his reelection, with some sources saying that U.N. envoy Susan Rice is one of the top contenders to replace Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Rice is believed to be the president’s top choice despite her recent remarks on the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya. The other top contenders include Sen. John Kerry, who heads the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and National Security Adviser Tom Donilon. But Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley said on Wednesday that the president’s first order of business will be replacing Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.

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