Sunday, July 26, 2009

Hillary Hopes for Woman President in Her Lifetime (Video)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Failed presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said on Sunday she hoped there would a female U.S. president in her lifetime but ruled out the chance she would run again. Now secretary of state in the Cabinet of her onetime rival President Barack Obama, Clinton said it was a "daunting" challenge for a woman to run for president.

"It will take the right woman who can make the case and win the votes and get elected. I am certainly hoping it will happen in my lifetime," she told NBC's "Meet the Press" program. When pressed whether she would run again, she said, "I have absolutely no belief, in my mind, that that will happen."

Clinton declined comment on the presidential prospects for outgoing Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who was Republican contender Senator John McCain's running mate in last year's race.

See The Swamp for another video clip of Hillary Rodham Clinton on Meet the Press.