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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

Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants poses with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Giants defeated the Patriots by a score of 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Giants Win And So Do Some Area Lawmakers

Several New York and New Jersey lawmakers are “cashing in” on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.

02/06/2012

Cablevision and Fox Logos - Photos: AP, Vince Bucci/Getty Images

Behind Cablevision-Fox Tiff, A Broader Strategy

The contract dispute that has left 3 million Cablevision subscribers without Fox programming since the weekend may be just one move in a broader chess match between broadcast TV companies and subscription TV providers.

WFAN–10/20/2010

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