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  • Soundbites: What did the Ghost of Christmas Future tell Chris Matthews?

    Positively Jolly "I think it gives Democrats reason to worry going into November." - Florida Rep. David Jolly after winning a special election Doomed “I think we heard from the Ghost of Christmas Future this week; they’re going to lose the Senate.” - MSNBC's Chris Matthews talks...

  • John Kerry: 'There will be some sanctions' over Crimea vote

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the U.S. would impose sanctions over a planned referendum in the Crimean region to secede from Ukraine, conceding that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not change his position before Sunday's vote. “If the referendum takes place there will...

  • Video: John Kerry says U.S. is concerned about 'hooliganism' from young Russians in Ukraine

    Speaking to reporters in London on Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States is concerned about state-sponsored "hooliganism" by young Russians in Ukraine.

  • John Kerry meets with Russian counterpart ahead of Sunday vote in Crimea

    Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in London Friday in a last-minute attempt to resolve the crisis in Ukraine's Crimea region.

  • West readying sanctions on Russia after Crimea vote

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to London on Friday to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in a last-minute bid to stave off a new chapter in the East-West crisis over Ukraine.

  • John Kerry: Russia has until Monday to reverse course in Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry warned of serious repercussions for Russia on Monday if last-ditch talks over the weekend to resolve the crisis in Ukraine failed to persuade Moscow to soften its stance. Kerry will travel to London for a Friday meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov...

  • John Kerry will meet with Russia's foreign minister in London on Friday

    Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to London to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Friday to try to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine before a planned vote on a referendum in its Crimea region on Sunday. “President Obama has asked me to leave tomorrow evening and fly...

  • Russia not budging on Crimea despite U.S. demands

    The State Department on Monday said it was “still awaiting” a Russian response to the Obama administration's demands that it withdraw troops from Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and stop promoting a referendum on seceding in the territory.

  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz and Charlie Crist headline Gridiron Dinner

    Secretary of State John Kerry, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist are the headliners at this weekend's Gridiron dinner, a 129-year-old event that features political leaders and journalists poking fun at each other.

  • Zogby Report Card: Obama, U.S. weakened in Russia crisis

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama has been hurt by slumping polls and the Russia crisis. "Bottom line this week is that President Obama lost a little ground in the polls, so his grade will stay the same as last week. Not good. “He opened...

  • The false urgency of the Israeli-Palestinian 'peace process'

    Almost lost in the avalanche of news about Russia's aggression in the Ukraine is that from President Obama's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday. But that meeting may prove to have been more important.

  • Obama struggles to build a united response to Russia's actions in Ukraine

    With Russia resolute on defending its right to takeover Ukraine's Crimean region, all eyes are on President Obama as he struggles to build a united response with western allies. Russian President Vladimir Putin in a rambling one-hour press conference early Tuesday appeared defiant, called the...

  • John Kerry: President Obama and I are not seeking confrontation with Russia

    Speaking to reporters in Kiev, Secretary of State John Kerry criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for moving military forces into Ukraine, but specifically said the U.S. was not seeking confrontation. "President Obama and I want to make it clear to Russia and to everybody in the world...

  • Jimmy Fallon goes political --- mocks Obama, Sarah Palin and John Kerry

    On the "Tonight Show" on Tuesday, comedian Jimmy Fallon shared a few rare political jokes, mocking Secretary of State John Kerry and Sarah Palin for their comments on Russia and President Obama for a "selfie" photo.

  • Now it's Warren Buffet, one of President Obama's favorite rich guys, saying yes to Keystone XL

    Bad news just keeps coming for opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline would bring millions of gallons of Canadian tar sands oil south to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast. A crowd of an estimated 1,000 or so students and professional global warming protesters marched to...



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