Susan Rice

Susan Rice (AP Photo)

Obama names Rice as national security adviser

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 […]

06/05/2013

Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary (AP Photo)

White House: Obama committed to diverse cabinet

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.

03/12/2013

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US, China propose tough sanctions against NKorea

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.

03/05/2013

John Kerry (AP Photo)

On foreign policy, Kerry is Obama’s good soldier

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.

12/16/2012

US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice (AP Photo)

Rice withdrawal sparks gender concerns on Cabinet

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.

12/14/2012

US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice (AP Photo)

Embattled, Rice bows out of running; Kerry likely

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.

12/14/2012

Susan Rice, UN Ambassador

Ambassador Rice’s Big Announcement – Reaction from the White House

US Ambassador to the united Nations, Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.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.

12/14/2012

Susan Rice, UN Ambassador

GOP Senators More Troubled After Rice Meeting

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.

11/27/2012

GOP senators vow to block Rice nomination at State

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 […]

11/14/2012

McCain wants Watergate-style panel to probe Libya

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 […]

11/14/2012

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