Madam Secretary

Clinton snubbed in GQ’s ‘most powerful in D.C.’ ranking

GQ magazine has published a list of the 50 most powerful people in D.C., and Secretary Clinton is only No. 18! As my colleague Blake Hounshell writes at FP‘s Passport, it’s a snub to rank her after CIA Director Leon Panetta, former Vice President Dick Cheney (who’s no longer in office), and various members of Congress ...

GQ magazine has published a list of the 50 most powerful people in D.C., and Secretary Clinton is only No. 18! As my colleague Blake Hounshell writes at FP‘s Passport, it’s a snub to rank her after CIA Director Leon Panetta, former Vice President Dick Cheney (who’s no longer in office), and various members of Congress (such as Barney Frank). I guess it gets back to that whole low-profile question.

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. @pjaroonFP

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