The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 16-1 today for Hillary Clinton to become secretary of state, the Associated Press reports.
“The 16-1 committee vote paves the way for a full Senate vote after Obama takes office on Jan. 20,” the AP report said. “Clinton is not expected to hit any major roadblocks, with Republicans and Democrats alike praising her acumen on the issues.
“But concerns about her husband’s charitable fundraising overseas remain. Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana, who was among several Republicans who raised the issue at her confirmation hearing earlier this week, cast the lone opposing vote.”
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