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Updated Nov 7, 2012 - 9:36 am

Valley politico: Election changes nothing

Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr., holds up a brief during a hearing at the Delaware Supreme Court in Dover, Del., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. The Delaware Supreme Court is mulling a challenge to the court-ordered sale of TransPerfect Global Inc., a successful New York-based translation company, after a judge concluded that the relationship between the company's two co-founders and sole directors had devolved into "complete dysfunction." (Jason Minto/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

Washington D.C. is going to look a lot like it did the last four years, according to Valley political insider Mike O’Neil.

Besides a few changes in President Obama’s cabinet, O’Neil said Capitol Hill will have the same cast of characters.

“We’re going to have a Democratic Senate, and a Republican House, which is exactly what he had yesterday. And the same president, and the same problems.”

O’Neil said the most notable shakeup in Washington will be what happens with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who could be running for president in 2016.

“Hillary Clinton is the obvious Democratic nominee,” O’Neil said. “She goes out after an almost unblemished record, though I think there will probably be issues raised about Benghazi at the tail end.”

As for the Republican nominee four years from now, O’Neil expects it will be Congressman Paul Ryan.

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