John Whitesides at Yahoo News reports:
“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hillary Clinton headed toward confirmation as U.S. secretary of state on Wednesday despite renewed Republican concerns about potential conflicts of interest raised by her husband's foreign fundraising.
“Clinton's nomination by President Barack Obama to be the top U.S. diplomat was on track for easy approval from the U.S. Senate later in the day. She will replace former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
“During a Senate debate, Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas raised the issue of possible conflicts of interest created by foreign donations to the charitable foundation of her husband, former President Bill Clinton.”