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Power Confirmed By Senate As Next U.N. Ambassador

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed President Barack Obama's selection for ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday, capping a month in...

Obama Defies GOP After Scandal Distractions

RealClearPolitics | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

President Obama has again practically baited congressional Republicans to wail about his appointees, betting that congressional overreach might put hi...

Samantha Power Will Wow Them at the United Nations

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

Samantha Power will be respected for her intelligence, scholarship and independence. I am confident that she will represent us effectively, persuasively and morally at a time and place that requires her particular talents.

With Samantha Power Nomination, Obama Ups Commitment to Global Human Rights

Toni Panetta | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Toni Panetta

Power's appointment should be considered a signal that Obama wants his foreign policy legacy to include more than just a footnoted commentary about his desire to advance human rights on a global scale.

Power Coming To The UN

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A White House official says President Barack Obama will name former aide Samantha Power as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nation...

Samantha Power Returns: Professor Who Slammed Clinton Will Be Obama Aide

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Samantha Power, the Harvard University professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who earned notoriety for calling Hillary Rodham ...

Obama Holds Secret Foreign Policy Dinner, Escaping Bubble

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a quiet dinner meeting late last week in Washington's Ronald Reagan Building, President-elect Obama reached out to outside foreign-policy experts, ...