She had not planned to lose to Donald Trump and was unprepared for this scenario entry. But as the situation would have it, she still needs to move.
The period of regrouping is over after the inauguration with many people anticipating her next move.
But stepping into front lines would be difficult for her. She just lost the election to one of the popular who many thought would never win. This, in essence, speaks volumes about her character and her popularity.
It is believed that the Clintons will join the Obamas in a projected called Organizing For Action. It is aimed at developing young party leaders. Hillary is supposed to hurt and motivated by the actions of the electorate. She is looking to help groom leaders from an early age and prepare them to lead not just her party but the country some day.
"Despite the grave disappointment, resilience is in the Clintons' DNA," Mack McLarty, Ms. Clinton's first White House chief of staff, told the Politico website. "So, while I certainly don't expect to see them trying to assert their authority, I think there will be natural and welcome opportunities for them to engage."
It is believed that the Clintons closest circles are still in mainstream politics, making it difficult for them to forfeit politics altogether. But rather take a back seat and uphold and advisory voice.