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Rice dampens rumors
about 2016 run

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Jennifer Martinez

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 3/2/2013 12:36:24 PM

SAN FRANCISCO—Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Friday signaled that she currently has no plans to run for president in 2016, saying she will continue to stay involved in public service by lending her voice to the immigration debate and efforts to improve the education system in the United States. "I learned that running for office really wasn´t in my DNA when I helped [President] George W. Bush run in 1999. We´d go to maybe five campaign events in a day..and at the end of the day, he was raring to go and

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I guess we will be spared from someone who thinks the "Republican party certainly has to stop turning off large segments of the population." We are fast approaching the point where you won´t be able to tell the difference between Republicans and Democrats.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 3/2/2013 12:46:36 PM     (No. 9204752)

I´m not sure what´s objectionable about Dr. Rice´s comment. She´s only stating the obvious. That said, however, she has never indicated any desire to run for president and seems perfectly content in academia. I understand, though, she would jump at a chance to be head of the NFL>

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 3/2/2013 12:48:46 PM     (No. 9204755)

I would welcome this gal in any office, but I do not think she wants to run, as she stated above. Look at what we have for SOS
now.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: killerbee, 3/2/2013 12:57:57 PM     (No. 9204773)

She has never, ever expressed any interest in running for office. She has always said she has NO interest in being a politician. And yet, ever single election, people are talking about the possibility. It´s absurd.

I admire Condoleeza Rice and I think it´s an absolute crime that she´s not held up as an example to kids in school of someone who came from a humble background, worked hard, and did well for herself.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 3/2/2013 1:14:45 PM     (No. 9204792)

Why would we want another RINO anyway.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: noproblems, 3/2/2013 1:22:16 PM     (No. 9204802)

she would make a good democrat candidate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: gesundheit, 3/2/2013 1:36:05 PM     (No. 9204824)

Somehow Condi Rice managed to make it through four years as Secretary of State without making a single diplomatic blunder of the kind that our new SOS John Kerry has been making every day as he visits foreign countries to try to improve our relations.

And Condi, unlike SOS Hillary Clinton, never got publicly drunk while in office, shrieked ´´What difference does it make?!´´ like a madwoman before a Congressional committee, and did not make an embarrassing language blunder in Russia about a ´´Reset´´ button because she speaks Russian fluently.

Three cheers for Condi. Too bad she´s so deeply unappreciated.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 3/2/2013 1:49:52 PM     (No. 9204848)

While I like and admire Condoleezza Rice, I do not think she would make a good elected official at any level

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Reply 8 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 3/2/2013 2:15:31 PM     (No. 9204889)

There is nobody in the GOP that can beat the worst democrat offered in 2016. Obama proved that in 2012.

The US has already fallen off the cliff. It is just matter of time before we hit the ground. There is nobody at this point that can stop it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: 4Justice, 3/2/2013 3:45:16 PM     (No. 9204970)

She is NOT a RINO nor a Democrat and #2 is right. There is nothing wrong with her statement. She told the truth. The GOP does NOTHING to reach out to people of different backgrounds. Not pandering--just reaching out & hearing their concerns. It has never defended itself against over 40 years of leftist Dem lies, propaganda & revisionist history. That´s how we got stuck with the constant lies about being "racist". The Dems successfully advanced the false belief that the parties swapped ideologies after civil rights passed. They successfully got people to believe that all the racist dixiecrats came over to the GOP (which did not happen). The vast majority of Dixiecrats went back into the Dem fold. We´ve also allowed the lies about Nazis being "right wing" to continue unchallenged. Nazis (Natl. Socialists), KKK, & other despicable hate groups have always been mostly aligned with the socialist left & Democrats. The left is just very good at manipulation & we are completely inept at voicing the truth.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snapper451, 3/2/2013 4:54:15 PM     (No. 9205051)

RINO ! We can do better.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: kanphil, 3/2/2013 5:05:20 PM     (No. 9205063)

has it letter perfect right, right down to the N-F-L. She would do that job a whale of a lot better than the incumbent.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: pickle1, 3/2/2013 8:10:25 PM     (No. 9205252)

I would not vote for her.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: absalom, 3/2/2013 8:17:26 PM     (No. 9205259)

Our former Sec´s of State include: John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, James Madison, James Monroe, Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Calhoun, Elihu Root, Jennings Bryan, Foster Dulles and Henry Kissinger; among others. Mizz Rice will never be confused w/any of them. In fact, being black, a female, an academic and a piano player are the necessary qualifications for a talk show host. Hey Opera, make the call!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mfm, 3/2/2013 8:18:42 PM     (No. 9205260)

what dribble, who cares...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Italiano, 3/2/2013 8:29:41 PM     (No. 9205275)

I like Condi, but please God, no. Not now, not ever.

The fact that she was a more effective SofS than Hillary or that nitwit Albright is not exactly a resume-enhancer. Who wasn´t?



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Reply 16 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 3/3/2013 11:20:22 AM     (No. 9205858)

I , too, like Condi Rice for all that she has accomplished outside of federal government. Unfortunately, the position Sec of State has been ineffective for decades- even with all of the wonderful and productive ´dialoging´.It has become less than preferable to a pitcher of warm , uh, spit.
I will say that this is the best example of a self-fulfilling headline that I´ve seen in years.

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