John Kerry

President Barack Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly on September 24, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Welcomes Signs Of Iranian Moderation

President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime.

09/24/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Politicians, Israel Skeptical About Iran’s Diplomacy Offensive

Critics expressed their skepticism Monday at a rally across First Avenue from the United Nations headquarters, where world leaders are converging for this week’s General Assembly.

09/23/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry holds a joint news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Sept. 14, 2013 (credit: Getty Images)

U.S., Russia Reach Deal On Syrian Weapons

John Kerry and Russia’s foreign minister announced they have agreed upon the framework for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons.

09/14/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo by Iliya Pitalev/Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)

Putin: U.S. Military Strike In Syria Could ‘Unleash New Wave Of Terrorism’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken his case against U.S. military intervention in Syria directly to the American people.

09/12/2013

Syrian President Bashar Assad (credit: CBS 2)

Assad Warns Of Retaliation For U.S. Strike On Syria

In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” Syrian President Bashar Assad says, “You should expect everything.”

09/09/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry testifies in the House on Sept. 4, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Senate Panel Approves Plan To Strike Syria

The United States moved one step closer to launching military action against Syria on Wednesday.

09/04/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on Syria in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on August 31, 2013 as Vice President Joe Biden looks on. Obama said Saturday he will ask the US Congress to authorize military action against Syria, lifting the threat of immediate strikes on President Bashar al-Assad's regime.      (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Confident Congress Will Approve Use Of Force In Syria

In a series of interviews on the Sunday news shows, Secretary of State John Kerry said the case for intervention in Syria’s 2 1/2-year civil war was strengthening each day and that he expected American lawmakers to recognize the need for action when the “credibility of the United States is on the line.”

09/01/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry announces that he has selected former US ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to head the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks,  July 29, 2013.  (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli, Palestinian Talks To Resume Amid Deep Skepticism

Secretary of State John Kerry appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that begin Monday evening in Washington.

07/29/2013

President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team to discuss developments in the Boston bombings investigation, in the Situation Room of the White House, April 19, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama Briefed On Shooting Of Bombing Suspect, Search For Second

President Barack Obama was briefed for an hour Friday morning on the developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

04/19/2013

Obama-Netanyahu

With Peace In Mind, President Obama To Make First Trip To Israel

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have had a number of meetings at the White House, including some that were quite tense. But as early as next month Obama will meet Netanyahu on his home court.

02/05/2013

FILE - UN Ambassador Susan Rice (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry New Frontrunner For Secretary Of State After Rice Bows Out

Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after a bitter, weeks long standoff with Republican senators who declared they would fight to defeat her nomination.

12/14/2012

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is Questionable

Obviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.

10/08/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Passes The Buck On Debate Loss Just Like He Blames Others For Failures Of Past 4 Years

As usual, President Barack Obama is passing the blame. On the campaign trail in Denver on Thursday, Obama was spreading the blame around for his pathetic debate performance on Wednesday night against GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney.

10/04/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

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