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The Secretary of State is the head of the U.S. Department of State, which focuses on foreign affairs.
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The Secretary of State is the highest-ranking cabinet official, both in line of succession and order of precedence.

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) is the nominee for the Secretary of State cabinet position. From Deborah White:
Sen. Clinton was elected to the Senate in 2000 and reelected in 2006 after serving as First Lady during her husband's two terms as President and 12 years as Arkansas governor. She was an '08 candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency... Mrs. Clinton was an activist First Lady, staunchly supporting children's issues, womens' rights and universal health care for all Americans.
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