Now that Hillary Clinton is set to be appointed Obama’s secretary of State, she has a time limit on fund-raising — Cabinet members are barred from raising money for campaigns. Since she still has $7.5 million in outstanding debts from her presidential campaign, she sent out a letter to supporters yesterday asking for donations. There’s a possibility she can transfer $6 million from her Senate-campaign war chest, but her other options seem to be running out. [USA Today]
Thanksgiving, Christmas and then maybe a few weeks into January — that’s when you really gotta sit down, talk to your advisers and say, ‘Look, do I have a chance?’ I think I know why I would want to run. I think I know what I think this country should do and what I would do. But I just don’t know whether it’s possible.