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Senator Kerry

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.

America Must Not Back Down on Sustainable Energy

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

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.

New START Bipartisan Victory in Foreign Relations Committee

Don Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Kraus

The country is safer when Senate Foreign Relations Committee can rise above partisan politics. The treaty's ratification would have been a pipe dream without Republican votes on the committee.

Why the Media Wants Americans to Donate to Haiti But Not Pakistan

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

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.

The Politics of Distraction: The Arizona Immigration Abomination and Governor Brewer

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

The Politics of Distraction have proven very effective for the GOP yet again. It was sheer brilliance to use the Palin wannabe, Arizona Governor Jan B...

There are Reasons to be Pessimistic about Climate Legislation

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Maggie Fox of Al Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection has an opinion piece in Politico in which she repeatedly laments the pessimism many have expre...

Will Any Republicans Join Democrats in Holding BP Accountable?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

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.

Threats, Violence Against Congress Show Urgent Need for King Records Act

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thom Hartmann

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.

John Kerry, Swift Boat Supporter Meet To Talk Climate Change

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), looking for help where he can find it to pass his top legislative priority, has extended an olive branch of sorts to the ma...

Clean Energy is an Easy Choice

Sen. Jeff Merkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Jeff Merkley

Investments in clean energy are critical if we want to strengthen America's energy independence, reduce harmful air pollution and create clean energy jobs in local communities.

The Blogosphere Reacts to the Kerry-Boxer Senate Climate Bill

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

The bill as it currently stands is stronger than the American Clean Energy and Security Act in several crucial ways, but it has a treacherous gauntlet to run before reaching the President's desk.

Extra! Extra! Newspapers Need an Overhaul, Not a "Rescue Plan"

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard M. Benjamin

Any viable rescue plan for newspapers must integrate new media in their operations from bottom up, rather than "tack on" new media as an afterthought to failing operations.

A Couple of Million Jobs at Stake

Mitchell Beer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Beer

Out of 671,000 corporate meetings, only 12,000 -- less than 1.8 percent -- were the kind of incentive programs that drew Sen. Kerry's negative attention.