Rivalries

Did Obama Upstage Hillary?

Maybe the hatchet isn’t completely buried? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her first major address today as secretary of state, but President Obama might have stolen the spotlight. At the same time that Clinton was laying out her foreign-policy vision at the Council on Foreign Relations, Obama appeared in the Rose Garden to make an announcement about health care. As Jason Zengerle at The New Republic points out, “If the White House wants to put the kibosh on stories about Hillary being hamstrung … this isn't going to help.”