A majority of women would rather have Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) as the nation's top diplomat than as its president, according to a poll released today by women's TV network Lifetime.

According to the survey, 58 percent of women said they prefer Clinton as secretary of state, while 18 percent said they would prefer her as president and 18 percent said Clinton should be neither.

The poll was conducted on behalf of Lifetime by notable female pollsters Celinda Lake and Kellyanne Conway, a Democrat and a Republican respectively.