WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaking up his national security team, President Barack Obama tapped diplomat Susan Rice as his national security adviser, defying Republicans who have vigorously criticized her faulty explanation about the attack on Americans […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to criticism from a fellow Democrat, the White House said Tuesday that anyone unhappy with the level of diversity in President Barack Obama’s second-term Cabinet should hold the criticism until he completes it.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world moved closer to punishing North Korea for its latest nuclear test Tuesday as the US introduced a draft resolution, backed by China, with new sanctions aimed at reining in Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John Kerry stands tall as President Barack Obama’s good soldier. The Massachusetts Democrat has flown to Afghanistan and Pakistan numerous times to tamp down touchy diplomatic disputes.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The top contenders for the “big three” jobs in President Barack Obama’s second-term Cabinet are all white men, rekindling concerns about diversity in his inner circle.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state after a bitter standoff with Republican senators who declared they would fight to defeat her nomination.
US Ambassador to the united Nations, Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. AP White House Correspondent Mark Smith talks to Penny and Phil on LA’s Morning News about the fallout and the new top contender for the post.
Three Republican senators who met Tuesday with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice say they are more troubled now over her initial explanations about the deadly Sept. 11 raid in Libya.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee says he would do all he could to block the nomination of Susan Rice to be secretary of State. Sen. John McCain of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John McCain is calling for establishment of a Watergate-style congressional committee to investigate the deaths of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The Arizona […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations denies she was trying to mislead Congress when she initially said the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya was a spontaneous protest. Susan […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John Kerry’s speech to the Democratic National Convention Thursday night is an audition of sorts for secretary of state if President Barack Obama is re-elected. The current job-holder, Hillary Rodham Clinton, […]