Will Hillary run for Mayor of NY? Or President of US?
Many have wondered whether retiring U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton might consider another stab at the presidency in 2016, but a published report Monday said Mayor Michael Bloomberg was hoping she might run for another office even sooner.
Citing “a phone call confirmed by three people,” the New York Times reported
Bloomberg encouraged Clinton to enter the 2013 mayoral race. The
article revealed few other details about the call, calling it “shrouded
People briefed on the call told the New York Times that Clinton
responded in no uncertain terms that she is not interested in the
mayor’s office, and will not be running.
The secretary of State has said she will step down as the nation’s top diplomat in January. In an interview in October, she said that she hoped to find time to herself after leaving the Washington spotlight.