Clinton Vows to Lead Using “Smart Power” Strategy


The secretary of state-designate spends Tuesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for confirmation hearing.

Promises to exercise “smart power,” balancing diplomacy and military muscle. “I believe American leadership has been wanting, but is still wanted.” Full opening remarks here.

Plus: Read Chairman Kerry’s opening statement here.

And: Clinton’s mother and husband watched hearings together in Washington.

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