Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a town hall meeting on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. She officially leaves her post on Friday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her testimony Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (at right, in front) in a photo released today (Jan 7, 2013) by the State Department. A spokesman says it was taken around 9:15 a.m. ET at a meeting with the department's assistant secretaries. State Department hide caption

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was discharged from a New York hospital today, after being treated for a blood clot. In December, Clinton and former President Bill Clinton attended a dinner for Kennedy honorees at the Department of State. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Dec. 4 in Brussels, before she fell ill. Kevin Lamarque/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton watches a video about her public life that was played before she addressed the Saban Forum in Washington last week. Mary Calvert/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Some Republicans are betting that President Obama won't push for a Susan Rice nomination if it could jeopardize negotiations with the GOP on things like the budget, or immigration. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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It may be in former President Bill Clinton's (and his wife's) interest to help keep the Democratic party together for the next convention. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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