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Iran Nuclear Talks Go To The Wire With 50-50 Chance of Success | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iranian and American negotiators give themselves a 50-50 chance of reaching a nuclear agreement before Tuesday's deadline, with several ...

It Is Time to Clear the Air on the Real Cost of Flying

Sen. Robert Menendez | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Sen. Robert Menendez

Under the Transparent Airfares Act, airlines and ticket sellers would be allowed to break out taxes from the base airfare and list them in a different place on their website, even in pop-up windows. Can you imagine if the only way to know your full airfare was to allow for those annoying pop-up ads?

How Hispanic Triangulation Can Help the U.S. Innovate in Foreign Policy

Josue Lopez Calderon | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Josue Lopez Calderon

As the relationship between Latin America and emerging regions such as Asia remains strong, the argument for optimally engaging America's largest diaspora, Hispanics, in U.S. foreign policy has never been more essential.

The Road to Wars

Richard Klass | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Richard Klass

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has introduced legislation that sets the United States on the road to war with Iran and the road to an internal war within the Democratic Party.

Senators Open Back Door for War With Iran

Kate Gould | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Kate Gould

Nearly half of the Senate has signed on to what is nicknamed the "Back Door to War" resolution, which calls for the U.S. to pledge military support for a potential Israeli attack on Iran. This resolution could be a precursor to a full-on authorization of military force.

Senator Bob Menendez Hopes For Same Media Diligence With Investigation of Accusers

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) responded on Tuesday to the media's handling of prostitution allegations made against him, criticizing "nameless, faceless,...

Kerry and Hagel Offer Obama a Way Forward on Cuba

Sarah Stephens | Posted 02.16.2013 | World
Sarah Stephens

If these two men are nominated and confirmed, this doesn't mean President Obama will elevate Cuba as a foreign policy priority. But it does mean that seasoned figures who urged the country to dump its Cold War baggage and normalize relations would be at the table.

Freedom to Travel to Cuba: What Does It Mean for American Democracy?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

My guest post today is from Ernesto Morales Licea, until recently one of my fellow bloggers on the Island. Ernesto is a journalist who was fired from ...

All I Want for Christmas Is 30/10 and the Subway to the Sea

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Where have President Obama's and his Secretary of Transportation's backbones gone? Long time passing. I'm sitting here weeping and fuming at the sam...

Democrats Want You to Vote for 'Choice' Rather Than 'Change' This Time -- Is That You, Axelrod?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

If the Democrats are going to offer choice as a reason to vote for them, they must make a choice in their favor worth our while. This time, a simple "C" word repeated over and over won't be enough.

Kirstie Alley Battles Sen. Menendez To Block Post-Partum Depression Bill

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Fat Actress" actress and Scientologist Kirstie Alley is on a Twittering crusade against a bill that would provide money for screening, diagnosis and ...