Clinton Says She Ready To Lead

*** CORRECTS CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT TO D-N.Y. *** Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.., speaks at Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio Friday Feb. 22, 2008, during her "Solutions for America," rally. (AP Photo/Madalyn Ruggiero)
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Providence, R.I. (AP) Hillary Clinton, campaigning today in New England, says the next president will have a lot of problems to clean up after eight years of the Bush administration, but that she's ready for that tough job.

She told a rally in Providence, Rhode Island, that one of those tough jobs is getting U.S. Troops out of Iraq. She said as president she'd demand an immediate plan for withdrawal from military officials.

Clinton suggested that her opponent, Barack Obama, is unrealistic and naive about dealing with the tough issues like health care reform and global warming. And she said no one can “wave a magic wand and have the special interests disappear.”

New England hosts two democratic primaries march 6th. But between them, Rhode Island and Vermont have only 36 delegates.
Clinton’s also attending a fund-raiser in Boston.