Hillary Clinton testifying before Congress on Libya attack

January 23, 2013

(Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Rounding up the Post’s coverage of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony on the Libya attack:

Clinton began testifying before Congress on Wednesday morning. She cautioned against retreating from dangerous diplomatic posts and made an uncharacteristic display of emotion as her voice broke while she said she takes the issue of diplomat safety personally.

• To read Clinton’s introductory remarks, check out the transcript.

• For what it’s worth, Clinton is more popular than ever, as The Fix has noted.

• American Foreign Service Association president Susan Johnson spoke about the dangers embassy workers face in an interview with Federal Diary columnist Joe Davidson.

Josh Hicks covers the federal government and anchors the Federal Eye blog. He reported for newspapers in the Detroit and Seattle suburbs before joining the Post as a contributor to Glenn Kessler’s Fact Checker blog in 2011.
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