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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.

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.

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.

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...

Hillary Clinton Suggests She's A One-Term Secretary Of State

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC's Kirit Radia reports: In an interview aired this evening Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested she is not interested in serving more than ...

Hillary Effect: Clinton Credited For Increase In Female Ambassadors

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Women remain a distinct minority -- there are 182 accredited ambassadors in Washington -- but their rise from a cadre of five in the late 1990s to fiv...

Matt Damon Takes On World Hunger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The U.S. State Department released a video narrated by Matt Damon in late September to YouTube, describing the world food crisis and how global climat...

An Open Letter To Secretary Clinton About The Gross Neglect Of Women's Reproductive Rights In India

Nancy Northup | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nancy Northup

Maternal mortality in India is public health crisis. The Indian government must be held accountable for its inaction in the face of this gross neglect of women's reproductive rights.

Leave Punishing Iran to Iranians

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

It's clear that Iran's strongest adversary today remains within its own borders. The current Iranian regime has far more to fear from its own people than it does from any foreign powers.

Hillary Clinton Has Intense Exchange With Students In Pakistan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that Pakistan squandered opportunities over the years to kill or capture leaders of the a...

My Husband Is Not the Secretary of State

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gershon Hepner

Hillary can't win when in the Congo in a tizzy, she has to prove that she is busy... Running the affairs of State, and not the ex-pres who's her mate...