Sen. Marco Rubio lays out his foreign policy identity: provide ammo and intel to Syria rebels, prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and bone up on foreign aid and humanitarian efforts.
TIME had a front row seat to the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
The Obama White House will be watching Kerry’s words closely in the initial months.
Both sides have found silver linings in letting the cuts kick in: Democrats can blame the Republicans for their intransigence, and Republicans can say they slashed government spending.
It is the third time in Senate history a Cabinet nominee has been filibustered. But Hagel still has a chance to become the next Defense Secretary.
Anyone hoping to hear from President Obama a more overarching foreign policy vision in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night went home disappointed.
Senator Menendez’s cozy relationship with top donor Salomon Melgen has turned a banner week upside-down.
Freed from any more elections or politics, Kerry’s diving into the State Department like a gleeful kid in a candy shop.
To become the next Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel must overcome at his confirmation hearing today the charges that he’s a corrupt, anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-Israel, Iranian-loving, Castro-cuddling chicken-hawk.
Senator Kerry will enter office as hotspots flare up in Syria, northwestern Africa, Egypt, and Iran.
From stone-throwing protester to law-making senator; from an awkward loner to the darling of his colleagues; and now from critic to champion of Obama foreign policy, Kerry has always moved outside-in.
Clinton’s testimony before Congress produced plenty of heat but little new light. Hillary’s history at State likely won’t bear a Benghazi asterisk, and she awaits a new chapter unburdened.
In likely her last Senate hearing on Capitol Hill as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton says of the Benghazi consulate attack: “For me, this is not just a matter of policy. It’s personal.”