Topic: Jimmy Carter
Betty Ford, married to the late President Gerald R. Ford, was remembered Tuesday for her grace and being an advocate of women's rights.
07/13/2011 12:34 pm
Former presidents, politicians, and the family of former first lady Betty Ford gathered today in Palm Springs, Calif., to celebrate her life. Mrs. Ford, who died Friday, is remembered for her honest demeanor and dedication to equal rights. Since her husband's presidency, Betty Ford has passed the mantle of first lady to six other women. Here are the contributions each made:
07/12/2011 07:00 pm
Former first lady Betty Ford's triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center in California. Mrs. Ford passed on Friday.
07/09/2011 10:18 am
President Obama inherited a difficult economic situation, but his administration has made the situation worse, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) said at a Monitor breakfast Wednesday.
06/22/2011 01:01 pm
With Congress looking for ways to cut spending, the Afghanistan war is increasingly in the sights of federal budget cutters. Washington is taking sides on the scheduled drawdown of US troops.
06/16/2011 07:01 pm
The time is fast approaching when it'll be too late for new GOP White House wannabes to join the 2012 field. Rep. Michele Bachmann is now off the fence, announcing her bid Monday night.
06/14/2011 12:11 pm
Among the Republican candidates, Mitt Romney has emerged as the early front-runner. Yet the field remains as uncertain as any in modern times – can any of them beat Obama?
06/13/2011 05:06 pm
The Tea Party movement is taking aim at Republican incumbents, including Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Olympia Snow of Maine, and Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts. Will it succeed in unseating them?
06/09/2011 05:52 pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is said to have visited factories, a solar panel plant, and a supermarket. Beijing's goal is apparently to push Kim on economic reforms.
05/26/2011 09:53 am
In Pictures Graduation 2011