Janet Napolitano: Why Obama Over Hillary

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Why you should care

Because picking your winner is a tough art — and Janet Napolitano knows how to ace it.

In the conclusion of OZY’s three-part interview, Janet Napolitano, president of the UC system and former secretary of homeland security, talks to OZY CEO and co-founder Carlos Watson about a moment in her history that many wouldn’t have guessed would go down the way it did: her choice to endorse Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in 2008.

Now, as speculation is rife about two of those players’ futures — Clinton and Napolitano both — it’s worth a stroll down memory lane. Napolitano got personal with Watson about that choice.

Watch Part I of the interview with Napolitano here, where she tackles homeland security, immigration and the Islamic State group, and Part II of the interview, in which she discusses combating sexual assault on college campuses.



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