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Hillary Gets Wiki-Served

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Hillary Clinton should cut out the whining about what the administration derides as "stolen cables" and confront the unpleasant truths they reveal about the contradictions of U.S. foreign policy and her own troubling performance.

Why Did Democrats Sweep California? Ask Meg Whitman

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

You could almost hear Meg Whitman's campaign coming off the rails the day she became "tough as nails" on undocumented immigrants.

Earthquakes Dog Clinton On Overseas Trips

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — What is it about Hillary Rodham Clinton and earthquakes? Seems the secretary of state rarely takes an overseas trip ...

Hillary Clinton is Poised to Strike in 2012. Will She?

Alex Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Moore

In 1980, Ted Kennedy shocked voters by launching an insurgent campaign against his party's unpopular president, Jimmy Carter. Would Hillary Clinton dare? And more importantly, would you vote for her?

A Different Kind of P2P: The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Linda Constant

The Rhythm Road facilitates not only cross-cultural discourse but also provides an extraordinary platform for artists to emerge from their own localism and share what they do, face-to-face, with the unknown.

Notarize This: The Brewing Foreclosure Storm

Jennifer Brunner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jennifer Brunner

The notary process must not be abused or bypassed when convincing a court to foreclose on a mortgage, evict its inhabitants and sell their home.

Grand Jury: IN Rep Secretary of State candidate faces more issues

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

After I posted about Indiana Republican Secretary of State candidate Charlie White's violations of state election laws while running to be the top ele...

Did IN Republican Secretary of State candidate commit voter fraud?

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is being touted as a 2012 presidential candidate by national media and conservative political pundits due, in part, to ...

Hillary Rebuts the Declinists

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

Among foreign policy mandarins here and abroad, it's become axiomatic that America must radically downsize its global ambitions to avoid hubris and to match our straitened economic circumstances. Hillary Clinton is having none of it.

Jennifer Brunner: Changing the Political Paradigm

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

This post was submitted by Julie Daniels, WCF Political Programs Manager. WCF believes so strongly in Jennifer Brunner's candidacy that they sent Juli...

Hillary Clinton Denies Supreme Court Speculation AGAIN: Serving Out Term At State Department (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Rodham Clinton says she intends to serve as secretary of state throughout the first term of the Obama administration. Clinton s...

A Year After the Coup: U.S. Honduras Policy Failing the Honduran People

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

As we mark the first anniversary of the coup which toppled the democratically elected president Mel Zelaya from office, Honduras's public institutions remain deeply politicized and, in many instances, corrupt.

One Year After Cairo Speech: The U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world at Cairo University in Egypt one year ago was ground-breaking and transformational. While its impact was an...

Wikileaks Blows Whistle; Most Miss the Point

Barrett Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Barrett Brown

Wikileaks serves a singularly crucial role in keeping humanity informed about the doings of its institutions. It deserves far more attention that it has received.

Yes on Prop 15 -- One Small Step for Democracy

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

A victory for Proposition 15, the California Fair Elections Act, will mean that the race for the Golden State's Secretary of State will be a "clean money election" in 2014 and 2018. A small step, but a necessary one.

Hillary Clinton Got it All Wrong in China This Weekend

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

It is time for the U.S. Secretary of State to focus on crucial geopolitical issues and leave the discussions of China-U.S. business relations and monetary policy to someone else.

Cambodian Parliament Member Mu Sochua Visits U.S., Speaks on Lack of Human Rights at Home

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Jean-Michel Tijerina, CEO and Founder of the Cambodia Project, insisted I must meet her. After an hour over coffee, I fully comprehended why. I wa...

Secretary Clinton Should Raise Issue of China's One Child Policy in Beijing

Megan Fluker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Megan Fluker

The American public often views China's One Child Policy through the lens of the US abortion debate. But this not a pro-choice or pro-life issue; it's a human rights issue.

Hillary Clinton Pursues Vigorous 'Internal Outreach' Campaign At State Department

The Washington Post | Lois Romano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton ran a presidential campaign notoriously insular and unhappy, managing a group of egos and backstabbers whose dysfunction may ha...

Is A Jewish Wedding Ahead For Chelsea Clinton?

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK — Her mother is a churchgoing Methodist. Her father is a Southern Baptist. Yet could Chelsea Clinton be planning one of the biggest Jew...

The Clinton-Falklands Kerfuffle

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taylor Marsh

Hillary Clinton's performance in Buenos Aires was not only an appalling display of appeasement, it was also an astonishing betrayal of the United Kingdom.

Japan and NATO Are Ready for the U.S. to Reduce Nuclear Weapons

Alyn Ware | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alyn Ware

The idea of a regional nuclear-weapon-free zone has inspired a newly established cross-party group of Japanese and South Korean parliamentarians to meet for the first time next week to discuss its feasibility.

Obama's Nuclear Decision Day

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

A secret meeting in the White House today will set US nuclear policy. It will also test Barack Obama's sincerity and determination for a policy where the public has no real democratic voice.

GOP Candidate for SOS in Michigan Runs on Anti-Transgender Platform

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Savage

What's one got to do to get a nomination around here? When you are a Republican trying to get noticed in the din of clanking tea cups these days, you do what you have to do. Even if it's full of crazy.

Ryan Grim

Clinton Meets With Al Jazeera Brass In Qatar | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with the director general of the Al Jazeera Network, Wadah Khanfar, and the network's senior editorial staff wh...