November 24th, 2008

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The plot thickens...

It would seem that the "Emoluments Clause" of the Constitution would preclude the Hildebeast from becoming Secretary of State until her term in the Senate ends:

No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time...
 
because in January 2008, the salary of the Secretary of State was increased.

More details here.

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