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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

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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

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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

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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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Sen. John Kerry, former Sen. Chuck Hagel front-runners to lead State, Defense

Democratic Sen. John Kerry, who unsuccessfully sought the presidency in 2004 and has pined for the job of top diplomat, vaulted to the head of President Barack Obama's... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2012

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