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Rice fires back after dropping US top diplomat bid

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UN ambassador Susan Rice on Friday defended her record and lamented the partisan politics that she said had forced her to withdraw from consideration for the post of US secretary of state. 

UN ambassador Susan Rice, pictured on November 29, 2012, has defended her record and lamented the partisan politics that she said had forced her to withdraw from consideration for the post of US secretary of state.

In a Washington Post op-ed Rice defended her controversial statements about the deadly September 11 attack on a US mission in Libya and struck back at Republican lawmakers who had vowed to block her path to becoming top diplomat.

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