Topic: John Kerry
Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church picketed the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards Saturday. But they were vastly outnumbered by a “human buffer” singing Christmas carols.
12/11/2010 05:50 pm
Elizabeth Edwards was indispensable to the political career of her husband, two-time presidential aspirant John Edwards. Faced with personal and political hardship, Elizabeth Edwards sought to persevere through 'faith in the power of resilience and hope.'
12/07/2010 07:17 pm
It’s common knowledge that the Israeli government considers Iran an existential threat, and that it has been trying to persuade the US to act more forcefully. And while there have always been rumblings of discontent with Iran among Arab nations, the WikiLeaks release Sunday provides concrete evidence that Israel isn’t the only one in the region to feel worried. The now-disclosed but formerly secret diplomatic cables reveal that several Sunni-led Arab nations, particularly Saudi Arabia, also sought to curb Shiite-led Iran. Below are five Arab countries keeping a watchful eye.
11/29/2010 05:32 pm
The WikiLeaks release of diplomatic cables could put Arab leaders in a tight spot – and make America's diplomatic dance a bit more awkward in the region.
11/29/2010 05:10 pm
Sarah Palin's new book, "America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag," includes numerous references to Americans – and occasionally non-Americans – of whom she approves. Many of Palin's choices are not surprising (Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Thomas Jefferson) while others (Judd Aptow, Simon Cowell, Elvis Presley) are. Often, Palin praises one figure by disparaging another. Taken together, her likes and dislikes offer a quick recap of her worldview.
11/23/2010 02:30 pm
A key senator said Tuesday that he does not want to ratify a new START, the US-Russia nuclear arms pact, this year. The Obama administration says a delay could harm fragile relations with Russia.
11/17/2010 04:27 pm
The US offered this week to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terror as early as the middle of next year if Sudan agrees to let South Sudan secede in a referendum in January.
11/11/2010 04:23 pm
As the 'Rally to Restore Sanity' shows, America's liberals are increasingly turning to Jon Stewart as their most inspirational figure. Part of the reason is President Obama's declining political fortunes, but ultimately it is the left’s desire for civility that has turned a comedian into a political star.
10/29/2010 12:10 pm
Chapter & Verse Rebecca Traister talks about “Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women”
Rebecca Traister found many of the gender conversations during the 2008 elections painful but necessary.
10/28/2010 06:35 pm
As the election Tuesday approaches, President Obama is increasing his rhetoric against the GOP party, though numbers still look grim for the Democrats.
10/25/2010 11:37 pm