Susan Rice Explains Why She Dropped Out

Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
Dec. 14 2012 9:33 AM

Susan Rice Explains In Her Own Words Why She Dropped Out

When Susan Rice decided she was going to remove her name from consideration to be the next secretary of state, first she informed President Obama. Then she told NBC News' Brian Williams. Here was the news-breaking interview that aired last night:

The current U.N. ambassador also took time to pen an op-ed for the Washington Post explaining her reasoning. You can read that here.

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City.