Hillary Clinton is reportedly considering Joe Biden as her secretary of state

Hillary Clinton may be eyeing Vice President Joe Biden as her secretary of state if she is victorious in the November election, a source cited by Politico on Thursday night.

The vice president had a long career in Washington before joining the Obama Administration. He previously chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and served six terms as a senator from Delaware.

If Biden were to become secretary of state in a new Clinton Administration, it would be a full-circle transition for both Biden and Clinton who served as secretary of state during President Barack Obama's first term.

The Clinton campaign has considered other names for the position including former undersecretary of state Wendy Sherman, former deputy secretary of state Bill Burns and George W. Bush's former undersecretary of state of political affairs, among others.

Read the full story at Politico

See more on Hillary Clinton's rumored cabinet list:

30 PHOTOS
Podesta emails: Hillary Clintons Vice President list
See Gallery
Podesta emails: Hillary Clintons Vice President list
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 21: Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., and Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., hold a media availability immediately after the House Democrats' caucus meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro gives a keynote address during the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) 32nd annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada June 17, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
U.S. Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez stands as President Barack Obama (not pictured) introduces him to be his next labor secretary, at the White House in Washington, March 18, 2013. Before joining the Justice Department in 2009, Perez was Maryland's labor secretary. If confirmed by the Senate, he will replace Hilda Solis, who resigned in January. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
PUEBLO, CO - October 12: Hillary Clinton gets a hug from former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar at the beginning of the Colorado Democratic Party Rally at the Palace of Agriculture on the Colorado State Fairgrounds October 12, 2016. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 7: Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., leaves the Senate Democrats' weekly policy lunch in the Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) takes the stage to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talks at the public launch of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba while at the National Press Club in Washington, January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS AGRICULTURE)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) delivers remarks on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 7: Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., speaks with reporters in the Senate subway as she arrives in the Capitol for the Senate Democrats' policy lunch on Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
DENVER, COLORADO - OCTOBER 12: U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Incumbent) participates in a televised debate in the Anschutz Hamilton Hall at the History Colorado Center on October 11, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The debate, against challenger Darryl Glenn (R-challenger) and hosted by 9 News, was moderated by anchor Kyle Clark and political reporter Brandon Rittiman both of 9 News. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
CORRECTION - US Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio addresses delegates on the fourth and final day of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. / AFP / SAUL LOEB / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by SAUL LOEB has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [US Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio] instead of [US Representative Xavier Becerra of California]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Democratic U.S. vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine speaks during his debate against Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee Governor Mike Pence (not shown) at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, U.S., October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26: Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) gives a thumbs up to the crowd on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) speaks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks about the drought during a press briefing at the White House in Washington July 18, 2012. Broiling heat has blanketed much of the U.S. Midwest this week, exacerbating the region's worst drought in more than 50 years and devastating corn, soy and other vital crops. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT DISASTER AGRICULTURE)
Anthony Foxx, U.S. secretary of transportation, speaks during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Foxx testified on the implementation of the Fixing Americas Surface Transportation (FAST) Act that was signed into law in December. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Retired U.S. General John Allen, special envoy for building the coalition against Islamic State, speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff speaks at a news conference in Baghdad August 2, 2011. The top U.S. military officer called on Tuesday for a swift end to violence in Syria but said direct U.S. involvement was unlikely beyond diplomatic pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to implement reforms. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)
General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks during a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada January 6, 2016. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends a meeting during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns during a CES Innovation Power Panel at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada January 11, 2012. CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, runs through January 13. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)
Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook discusses the iPhone 7 during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 7, 2016. Reuters/Beck Diefenbach
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during a discussion on innovation hosted by Reuters in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Melinda Gates, co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during an interview with Reuters, after taking part in the opening plenary of the Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference in Mexico City, Mexico October 19, 2015. The foundations of the two of the world's richest men are stepping up efforts to use innovative data and mobile technology to end easily preventable deaths of mothers and newborns in the poorest pockets of Mexico and Central America.The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation together with the Carlos Slim Foundation are preparing to launch next year a second phase of Salud Mesoamerica, a program hailed by experts as a success story. Picture taken on October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, participates in a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative, in New York, September 23, 2009. About 1,200 participants including heads of state, business leaders, humanitarians and celebrities will attend the fifth annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) which started on Tuesday. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES POLITICS BUSINESS)
Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz appears on the Fox Business Network's Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo television program in New York City, November 6, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD)
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens as U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks about college affordability during a campaign event at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire, United States September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.