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Susan Rice and How the Press Keeps Ignoring GOP Obstructionism

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.29.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Today, in a radical bout of obstructionism, Republicans are vowing to vote down Susan Rice and vowing to possibly block any secretary of state nomination put forward by President Obama.

Hillary Clinton Praises Susan Rice

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, a possible successor to Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, got some words of support from Clinton Wednesday....

Maureen Dowd's Holiday Pudding

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 01.29.2013 | Media
Geoffrey Dunn

During a week in which those icons of feminism -- senators McCain and Graham -- viciously attacked Susan Rice, Dowd somehow decided it was perspicacious to go after her, too. Dowd has always been a cheap-shot artist, but her initial attack on Rice last week was even below the bargain-bin variety.

Rice Investment Could Raise Questions As Cabinet Speculation Rises

OnEarth.org | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

Susan Rice, the candidate believed to be favored by President Obama to become the next Secretary of State, holds significant investments in more than ...

Another GOP Senator Bristles At Idea Of Rice Nomination

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

* Some of her comments on Benghazi seen as political * Rice was state's Africa point when embassies bombed By Patricia Z...

Susan Rice's 9th Grade Teacher Comes To Her Defense

Posted 11.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Would your ninth grade teachers rush to your defense? The Washington Post's Dana Milbank argued in a recent column that the U.S. amba...

GOP Senators 'More Disturbed' After Meeting With Susan Rice

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Republican Sens. John McCain (Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and Kelly Ayotte (N.H.) said on Tuesday that their highly anticipated meeting with U.N. Am...

John McCain Softens Opposition To Susan Rice Nomination

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he could be convinced not to prevent United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice from taking the top job at the...

Why Susan Rice Will Be The Next Secretary Of State

New York Magazine | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

It was Tuesday morning in Phnom Penh when Barack Obama decided to dispatch Hillary Clinton to the Middle East to try to help defuse the mounting confl...

Jason Linkins

House Republicans Can't Block A Susan Rice Nomination So They're Writing A Sternly Worded Letter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

As Congress continues to probe the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the conversation seems to be gradually shifting from a hothouse hunt for the scalp of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to larger questions about the security breakdown itself. Buzzfeed's John Stanton sussed out that a shift seemed imminent at the end of last week, and while Sunday's political talk shows featured Rice's betes-noires -- Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham -- there was a sense that cooler heads were taking over. Most notably, McCain amigo Sen. Joe Lieberman made it clear to Fox News' Chris Wallace that he wasn't all that interested in pursuing the Susan Rice agita much further.

Michael McAuliff

Don't 'Pillory' Susan Rice, Senate Dems Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence rushed to defend United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice on Friday, saying she sho...

McCain Lays Down Gauntlet

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Wednesday that he would block the nomination of U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice to serve as Secretary of State,...