Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump gives Lester Holt a C grade for debate Congress departs for recess until after Election Day House approves stopgap funding, averting costly shutdown MORE won't be campaigning with President Obama this election cycle.
Senior administration officials told The Hill that the former presidential candidate will not join Obama on the trail. Secretaries of State generally don't stump for presidents to avoid risking any sort of partisan inference while serving, so Clinton's absence is not surprising.
On Monday, the Secretary of State's husband, former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTrump camp talking points: Mention Monica Lewinsky The Trail 2016: Miss Universe crashes campaign Obama to attend Shimon Peres funeral in Israel MORE, said he had already agreed to participate in three Obama reelection fundraising efforts for in the fall.
Hillary Clinton has also repeatedly said she planned to step down from public service at the end of her current term as Secretary of State.