Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reportedly taken sides in the ongoing question of who President Barack Obama will select to replace her: She wants Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) over embattled U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice.

“Hillary is not close to Rice, who is tough — but is not the friendliest person,” a “top White House source” told Chicago Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed. “And Hillary’s brief comment recently that Rice had done ‘a great job’ was considered underwhelming and tepid.”

Clinton gave her first words of support for Rice on Wednesday, yet hardly endorsed her for the job.

Read more at The Blaze. By Madeleine Morgenstern.

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