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Jeb Bush on Comparisons to Brother, Father: 'I Am My Own Man'
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gave his first foreign policy address since indicating he is exploring a 2016 run for the White House and aimed to distinguish himself from his brother and father, both former presidents. He told the audience “I am my own man,” even though he is seeking guidance from
Condoleezza Rice Is Latest Commencement Speaker to Face Backlash
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice backing out of a planned commencement speech at Rutgers University in the face of protest this week is not the first example of commencement-related controversy. Graduation 2014: Politicians Hit the Graduation Circuit Just last month, first lady Michelle
What a Romney Cabinet Would Look Like
We don't know if Mitt Romney is going to be elected president, but we do have some ideas about who some of his top aides and cabinet secretaries might be if he does win. Here are some ideas based on ABC News reporting, beltway buzz and outside reports on who might be major players in a Romney
Romney's Secretary of State: Whittling the List
As Washington guessing games go, curiosity over America’s next Secretary of State might fall second in line behind the intrigue-laden Veepstakes. While Treasury is esoteric and Defense is dense, our last two presidents have employed a series of top diplomats who brought star quality and...
The Global Note: NATO Convoy Firefight…A Soldier's Sacrifice…North Korea's Rocket…The Tsunami Boat Owner
AFGHAN WAR -NATO SUPPLY CONVOY HIT…Insurgents ambushed a NATO coalition supply convoy in a mountainous area of western Afghanistan, sparking a three-hour firefight in which an Afghan soldier, five security guards, and 14 attackers were killed, Afghan officials said Thursday. Najibullah Najibi, a ...
Going Nowhere Fast: Debt Talks Stagnate While 2012 Wildcard Emerges (The Note)
It was a familiar refrain from House Speaker John Boehner’s office on Sunday: “Conversations have continued throughout the weekend, but there is no news or progress to report.” So goes the long, hot summer of debt ceiling negotiations in Washington -- talks that ABC’s Jonathan Karl points out will
The Gold Rush: Conservative Economists and States Push for Gold Standard
South Carolina Latest State Considering Gold and Silver Coins as Legal Tender
Is Gold the New Black? States Look to Bring Gold Standard Back
Utah is First State to Recognize Gold and Silver as Legal Tender; Inflation Worries Loom
White House Releases November 2009 Visitors Logs
The White House released visitors logs from November 2009 Friday afterrnoon, providing roughly 50,000 names from Andrew Abbott, who went on a White House group tour on November 12, 2009 to World Bank president Bob Zoellick's one-hour-and-28-minute November 4 meeting...