Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was heckled about Benghazi Wednesday night during a speech at the University of Buffalo while discussing the need for members of Congress to work together more.
According to CBS affiliate WIVB-TV, a man in the audience stood up and yelled, "Benghazi, Benghazi, you let them die," a reference to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in 2012 while Clinton was secretary of state.
"We have to be willing to come together as citizens to focus on the kind of future we want which doesn't include yelling, it includes sitting down and talking with one another," Clinton responded, which earned her a standing ovation from the crowd.
Clinton demurred on the inevitable questions about her plans for the 2016 election, including a query about what the ideal candidate would look like in three years.
"I'm not as interested in what the candidate looks like as what the candidate stands for," Clinton said. She added that she would like to see someone "trying to, insofar as it is possible, kind of isolate the extreme voices and allow the vast majority of American's voices to be heard."
Clinton is just beginning to ramp up her political schedule again after spending most of the year focusing on work for the Clinton Foundation. Thursday night, she'll speak at the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank in Washington, D.C., which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Next week, she will travel to California tofor Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, a close family friend, who Clinton