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New Secretary of State John Kerry makes calls abroad in first weekend on job

New Secretary of State John Kerry reached out to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in phone calls this weekend, assuring them the Obama administration will continue to... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2013


Senate confirms Kerry nomination

The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama's choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state, with Republicans and Democrats praising him... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013


Nebraska guv OKs new route for Keystone XL through state

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Tuesday that avoids the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2013


Obama outlines 2nd-term energy policy

President Barack Obama's second-term energy agenda is taking shape and, despite the departure of key Cabinet officials, it looks a lot like the first: more reliance on... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2013


Fixing the economy: We already have bipartisanship, all that is needed now is leadership

Will the recovery finally take off next year, or will Americans have to contend with an additional 12 months of sluggish economic growth, stagnant wages and high... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2012


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