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President Jimmy Carter

Carter's Most Inspiring Spiritual Quotes For His Birthday

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.01.2014 | Religion

Jimmy Carter turned 90 on October 1, 2014, and HuffPost Religion celebrated by taking a look back on some of the 39th president's most spiritual quote...

Jimmy Carter, Sunday School Teacher And Former President, Takes A Stand For Gay Rights

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.24.2014 | Religion

A packed college auditorium roared with applause when former President Jimmy Carter took a stand for gay rights. When asked about his views on hum...

Gerry Adams

Paula Gordon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Media
Paula Gordon

I have no special knowledge of the Troubles. But I am personally acquainted with Mr. Adams. I found him to be a man of peace, not of violence, when we welcomed him to our program in 2004.

Carter 2014

Ritu Sharma | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
Ritu Sharma

In the end, perhaps this will be one of the most enduring elements of President Carter's legacy: listening to women and men who have so often been ignored and calling on the rest of us to do same.

Jon Ward

Why This Candidate's Support For New Georgia Gun Law May Backfire | Jon Ward | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The national attention this week on Georgia’s new gun law was an uncomfortable development for Jason Carter, who is running for govern...

Jimmy Carter: Southern White Men Turn To The GOP Because Of 'Race'

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Race is the primary reason white Southern men support the Republican Party, former President Jimmy Carter told Salon in an interview posted Thursday. ...

Jimmy Carter Speaking At Civil Rights Summit

Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summi...

Jimmy Carter on His New Book Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Marianne Schnall

In a A Call to Action, President Carter provides 23 recommendations "that can help blaze the road to progress."

President Jimmy Carter Slams Sexist Biblical Interpretations And Inequality In Religion

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

Former President Jimmy Carter is issuing a call to action for religions to stop using scripture to trample on women's rights. He spoke about his ne...

Jimmy Carter: It Might Be An Embarrassment To Obama To Single Out Black People

Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices

During a HuffPost Live interview on Tuesday, former president Jimmy Carter used the Obama administration's handling of African-American issues as a pa...

Jimmy Carter On Hillary Clinton In 2016: 'She'll Have A Good Chance'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter has expressed early support for a potential presidential run for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2016, tell...

Happy Birthday, Jimmy Carter

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Today is former President Jimmy Carter's birthday. Happy 89th, Mr. President! Jimmy Carter and aide jump the fence at LaGuardia Airport. (Phot...

Carter Slams 'Legal Bribery Of Candidates'

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that unchecked political contributions are "legal bribery of candidates" and denounced a U.S. ...

Jimmy Carter Blames Religious Leaders For Women's Mistreatment

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says religious leaders, including those in Christianity and Islam, share the blame for mistreatment of w...

Leaders Meet to Discuss How to Legalize Pot

Sue Rusche | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Sue Rusche

Seven times more Americans age 12 and older use alcohol than marijuana. If legalization states don't draw up regulations that are tougher than those regulating alcohol and tobacco, we can expect to see huge increases in marijuana use, especially among children. They have a daunting task.

Hurting the Cuban People Since 1960

Richard Walden | Posted 06.17.2013 | World
Richard Walden

When Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed genocide from 1975 to 1978, which ultimately took 2 million lives, the U.S. government was slow to allow relief ...

Reluctant Activist Gloria Steinem Returns to Her Roots: Mr. President Appoint Her!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.05.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

As I watch the new PBS series, "Makers: The Women Who Make America," which kicked off Feb. 26th, I am reminded of my encounter with one of those makers, Gloria Steinem, in the election battleground state of Ohio last fall.

Jimmy Carter Announces Big New Gig

AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

MACON, Ga. -- Former President Jimmy Carter has become a member of the board of trustees at Mercer University. The 88-year-old Carter told the newspa...

Former President Carter To Address Democratic National Convention By Video

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter will address the Democratic National Convention by video on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 4, according to a press releas...

Science, Gays, Women, War And The Bible: President Jimmy Carter Answers The Hard Questions

Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion

Jimmy Carter served as the 39th president of the United States, founded the Carter Center and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. President Carter is a...

Iran, the U.S. and Israel: Blind Man's Buff

Barry Lando | Posted 03.17.2012 | World
Barry Lando

Travelling back and forward between Tehran and the U.S. in 1980, I was struck by the total inability of Americans, even at the highest level, to understand the history that drove the hatred of all things American that had exploded in Iran.

Jimmy Carter Interview: Real Story Behind Egypt Israeli Peace Deal

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.15.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

"I felt that one of the reasons that I was elected President was to try to bring peace to the Holy Land."

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Passionately Calls On U.S. to Stop Bloodshed by Legalizing Drugs

Tony Newman | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Tony Newman

President Fox is part of a growing choir of world leaders speaking out against the drug war.

How The Seven Biggest Presidential Speeches On The Economy Failed

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: President Barack Obama will give a speech before a joint session of Congress this week, in which he will lay out a job creation pl...

The Drug War: America's Costly Addiction

Michael Santos | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Michael Santos

It surprises me that during these times of economic distress, taxpayers don't protest with the upside-down logic of spending more money to lock people in cages while spending less money to educate people.