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Hillary Rodham Clinton (U.S. State Department portrait) Hillary Rodham Clinton (U.S. State Department portrait)
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former secretary of state, U.S. senator from New York, and First Lady, will soon join the lucrative speaking circuit.

Clinton, 65, who recently ended her tenure at the State Department, has signed with the Harry Walker Agency, according to its website. The agency is based in New York City.

Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, who is also a client of the HWA, live in Chappaqua, in Westchester County.

HWA represents dozens of high-profile speakers, including former vice presidents Al Gore and Dick Cheney and former senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and Joe Lieberman. Bono of U2, Barbara Walters, and actor Martin Sheen are also exclusive clients.

The agency books clients for high-paid speeches at conferences, companies, and elsewhere.

Clinton served as President Barack Obama's secretary of state for four years. Sen. John Kerry succeeded her at Foggy Bottom earlier this month.

Clinton spent a few days in a hospital in New York in January because of a blood clot related to a concussion she suffered in December.

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