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Alarmed by cuts and lack of leadership, 200 US diplomats call on Congress to defend diplomacy
Over 200 former U.S. ambassadors are ringing the alarm about a "crisis" in American diplomacy and the urgent need to restore its power and influence in U.S. foreign policy. The letter, sent to the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee , is the latest warning about
At Benghazi Hearing, Republicans Draw Link to Clinton
On Thursday, House Republicans continued to ask questions about Hillary Clinton in connection with the attack on the U.S. facility in Benghazi. This time, in questioning the State Department’s review of the attack at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, they asked why...
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, May 27, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen, Carrie Halperin, and JP Lawrence BENGHAZI / OTHER FOREIGN...
Sen. Jack Reed on 'This Week'
And joining us now Rhode Island Democrat senator Jack Reed you heard Senator McCain called Ben Ghazi and those emails a cover Actually not congress authority had. Eleven hearings on the topic. Over 25000. Pieces of documentation provide that congress in fact. The emails in question I believe were
Sen. John McCain on 'This Week'
Good morning welcome. The fallout I don't ambassador the friend said were under attack. New hearings and new revelations Ghazi. Is that a political cover off the White House has done everything possible to block access or. Politics as usual Republicans have chosen to politicize this will it hurt
'This Week' Transcript: Sen. John McCain and Sen. Jack Reed
A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday morning, May 12, 2013 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. RADDATZ: Joining us now, Republican Senator John McCain. Nice to have you here, Senator McCain. What do you make of the
PM Note: Benghazi Continued, Immigration Amendment Pile-on, Amazing Interactive for Data Nerds
Politics in Pakistan – You thought getting an Obama interview was hard? Muhammad Lila tried to get up close to Imran Khan, the celeb candidate in Pakistan – http://abcn.ws/15IQ03p Rep. Steve Stockman managed on Twitter to tie in the Jodi Arias verdict, the Benghazi hearing...
Benghazi Hearing: Your Government at Work
This is the strangest thing … As today’s big Benghazi hearing gets underway, Republicans are saying Ambassador Thomas Pickering – the co-chairman of the State Department’s committee investigating of the Benghazi attack – has refused to testify today. The State Department says the opposite is...
Albrecht Muth's Refusal to Eat Delays Murder Trial
A bizarre murder case involving a German expatriate who claims to be an Iraqi general and the death of his 91-year-old wife is now further complicated by the fact that the defendant is refusing to eat. Albrecht Muth, 48, was supposed to stand trial today...
Transcript: Hillary Clinton's Final Television Interview as Secretary of State
The following is a transcript of "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden's interview with Hillary Clinton in her final television interview as Secretary of State. This interview will air on "Nightline" on Jan. 29, 2013. "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden: Thank you for letting us come and talk to you.