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.”

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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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