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Newsnight: Paxman Asks Clinton If She Only Got Job Of Secretary Of State Because Of Her Husband

13/06/2014 00:47 BST | Updated 13/06/2014 00:59 BST

Jeremy Paxman locked horns with Hillary Clinton on Thursday's Newsnight, asking the former first lady if she would have ever risen to the position of secretary of state had she not been "Mrs Clinton".

"Absolutely," she shot, listing her political accomplishments dating back to her victory in the campaign for senator for New York.

Watch the clip above.