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Susan Rice Secretary of State

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Senators Doubles Down On Susan Rice Claims | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday showed no interest in apologizing for their previous assertions that ...

Susan Rice Said To Be Favorite For Big Job

The Washington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who lost out in a bruising bid for the job of secretary of state, may have the last laugh....

From Obstruction to Character Assassination: The Changing GOP Tactics

Richard Klass | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Richard Klass

The real problem the GOP neocons have with Hagel is that he does not buy their world view, the view that led us into Iraq and put that war and Afghanistan on a credit card.

Axelrod: Obama Never Considered Rice for Secretary of State

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Stephen Schlesinger

There is one curious fact that still remains unsettled since the now-famous Susan Rice imbroglio of last December which led to her withdrawal from consideration for the job as U.S. Secretary of State -- namely did President Obama ever really consider her seriously for the position?

Rice Cracks Joke About GOP Move To Derail Her Promotion

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK, Dec 20 (Reuters) - With any hopes for replacing Hillary Clinton as the top U.S. diplomat dashed, Susan Rice told the annual U.N. Correspon...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Does Obama Need Women In Top Cabinet Jobs? | Emily Swanson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

The prospects of a woman holding any of the top three Cabinet positions in President Barack Obama's second term look increasingly slim after reports t...

Susan Rice Defeat

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Chuck Todd: Susan Rice 'Victim' Of Conservative Media

Posted 02.13.2013 | Media

NBC's Chuck Todd said on Thursday that Susan Rice's scotched bid to become the secretary of state was due to attacks from "conservative" and "advocacy...

Amanda Terkel

Madeleine Albright On Susan Rice's Withdrawal: 'It's Appalling' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said she found the treatment of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice by Republican senators "appallin...

Rice: Why I Withdrew

Washington Post | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

On Thursday I asked that President Obama no longer consider me for the job of secretary of state. I made this decision because it is the right step fo...

Sam Stein

How Obama's Likely Secretary Of State Pick Fell Apart | Sam Stein | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a phone call with the president on Thursday, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice formally withdrew her name from consideration as the next Sec...

Susan Rice Discouraged By 'Distracting' Process

Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice withdrew her name from the running of potential secretary of state candidates on Thursday, a development first re...

Andrea Mitchell On Susan Rice: 'This Is Not Going To Help Republicans At All'

Posted 12.14.2012 | Media

Andrea Mitchell weighed in on Amb. Susan Rice withdrawing her name from consideration for secretary of state on Thursday, commenting that the decision...

Rice Withdraws Name From Secretary Of State Consideration

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration for secretary of state, Brian Williams of NBC News reports. "If nominated, I a...

Setting the Record Straight

Jeremy M. Weinstein | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Jeremy M. Weinstein

In the President's second term, we need a strong and thoughtful strategist at the helm of the State Department. I hope the President ignores the pundits and chooses the partner he needs to advance his vision of U.S. global leadership.

Jennifer Bendery

Dick Durbin: Susan Rice Would Win Senate Confirmation As Secretary Of State | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At least one top Democrat thinks the Senate would approve U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice as the next Secretary of State if she were nominate...

Obama Expected Announce Decisions On Cabinet Shakeup

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

* Former Republican senator would give Cabinet bipartisan cast * Reshuffle complicated by decision on Hillary Clinton successor ...

Honey Boo Boo for Secretary of State

Daryl Rowland | Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy
Daryl Rowland

Sure, there's strong precedent for confirming presidential cabinet appointments and valuing competence and credentials. But McCain and Graham in their infinite wisdom are pointing to a way more entertaining path.

McCain Attacks Rice On Assessment He Once Held

Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Susan Rice has come under attack for repeating approved talking points that suggested the attack at an American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya,...

The GOP Would Rather Nominate...

Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy

Republicans (or at least John McCain) really, really don't want Susan Rice to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State when Clinton leaves her po...

Focus on the Facts: Susan Rice's Credentials and Record

Bonnie St. John | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Bonnie St. John

I have personally known Susan for over 25 years and I can say, without hesitation, she is an individual of the highest integrity.

Joshua Hersh

Susan Rice Keystone XL Attacks Put White House In A Bind | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Susan Rice's potential nomination to the post of secretary of state hit another snag this past week, the White House found itself i...

What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?

Barbra Streisand | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Barbra Streisand

Even when the Obama administration is being transparent and forthcoming, even as they are wanting and willing to learn from the mistakes of Benghazi, where unfortunately four people died, Senator McCain refuses to back down.

Rice's Failure in Rwanda Precludes Her From Becoming Secretary of State

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 01.30.2013 | Home
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Better that Susan Rice remain where she is. An ambassador whose spinelessness perfectly matches the organization she's in.

Joshua Hersh

Board Reviewed Susan Rice's Role In Lead-Up To Africa Embassy Bombings | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of an outside review board that investigated the 1998 terrorist bombings at two U.S. embassies in Africa told The Huffington Pos...