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.
It is time to put in place stable, long-term policies to support these critical industries. Rather than fight to turn one energy company's demise into partisan points, it is time to point the way towards our energy future -- so that all Americans win.
The American public does not know that Haiti is a nation that has long been been a thorn in the side of the American government while Pakistan is a nation which the U.S. already has great influence on.
Democrats' odds of getting movement on a climate bill may hinge on their ability to make the connection between the oil spill and the urgent need for energy reform -- and, the extent to which Republicans join them.
The new King Act is a rare opportunity for Americans to actually to do something about needless government secrecy. It's time that we have all the information about a historic figure's death on the table.