Confirmed: Hillary Met With Obama About Role in New Administration


A Democratic official confirms to the Huffington Post that Sen. Hillary Clinton met with President-elect Barack Obama on Thursday to discuss her role in the new administration.


Clinton's trip to Chicago, described in press reports as "personal business," came following a request from Obama, the official said.


The New York Senator is reportedly under consideration for Secretary of State, but it is unclear whether she had discussed that position with the transition team before making the trip. "If they told her beforehand, she did not tell her people," the official said.


Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines referred questions to the Obama transition team

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