Hillary Clinton is set to walk out of the State Department for the last time in January. Up until a few weeks ago, her term as Secretary of State was going smoothly. She enjoyed high approval ratings and is widely seen as more popular than the president.
But then the attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya happened and opened up questions as to why terrorists were able to kill the U.S. ambassador and three others, all on Hillary Clinton's watch.
For the first time, she left the door open to possibly extending her term as Secretary of State, telling the Wall Street Journal that staying on would be "unlikely" but that plenty of people are asking her to stay.
Monica Langley is a reporter for the Wall Street Journal. She's been traveling with Hillary Clinton.