Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
(CBS NEWS) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has yet to announce her next
career move, but that hasn't deterred her supporters from getting a head
start on a possible 2016 presidential bid: Last Friday, Clinton fans
launched a new super PAC in her honor, according to FEC filing records.
group is called Ready for Hillary PAC, and the paperwork names Allida
Black, a Clinton supporter and professor at George Washington
University, as its chair. Black, who according to the university's
website is a scholar on Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, human rights,
and the early United Nations, also founded the pro-Clinton PAC WomenCount in May of 2008, in direct response to calls for Clinton to drop out of the presidential race.
In an email to the Center for Public Integrity, Black characterized
Ready for Hillary as "a small group of skilled and dedicated Hillary
supporters and Obama supporters" who want to provide their
"organizational expertise and energy to helping Hillary become
"Our purpose is simple: we are ready to work for Hillary to be
president when she is ready to run," Black said in the email. "When our
website launches in a few weeks, we plan to reach out to our grassroots
networks and contributors to mobilize them to support her."
Beck is listed on the FEC paperwork as Ready for Hillary's treasurer.
According to Black's Twitter profile, she and Beck are married.
last day as Secretary of State is Friday, and she is widely considered a
top candidate for the 2016 Democratic nomination. But Clinton has
repeatedly declined to shed any light on her future plans, beyond an
immediate desire to get some rest, exercise, travel for fun, and
"It sounds so ordinary, but I haven't done it for 20 years," Clinton told the New York Times in November.